Bacon Recipes For Days!
Bacon Potato-Chip Chocolate Cookie
Oh yes, we went there. The combination of bacon, potato chips, and dark chocolate all packed into a cookie creates a crunchy-chewy-sweet-salty-savory taste sensation.
Baked Beans with Bacon
This old-fashioned dish mingles maple syrup, ketchup, Worcestershire, and Dijon mustard into the perfect sweet-tangy crescendo of baked bean perfection. Crown it with bacon to declare it the queen of side dishes.
How do you make a BLT even more luxe? First we added avocado, and then piled on the lobster! The sweetness of lobster meat and the umami twang of bacon are a match made in heaven.
Broccoli-Cheddar Hash-Brown Casserole
It’s prepared like a giant potato pancake and tastes like a loaded baked potato heaped with bacon, sharp cheddar, broccoli, and scallions—what’s not to love?
Savory & Sweet Slow-Cooker Bacon Jam
If everything’s better with bacon, then it’s EVEN BETTER with bacon jam! Spread this irresistible combination of bacon, coffee, maple syrup, onions, and garlic on every sandwich; serve it with a cheese plate; dollop it on roasted vegetables; or give it as a hostess gift.
Fusilli Carbonara with Frisee and Lemon
Dial up your traditional pasta carbonara by tossing in lemon zest and bright-bitter frisee to perfectly offset the richness of the bacon and Parmesan.
Test Kitchen's Favorite German Potato Salad
Potato salad’s not just for summer cookouts. This tangy, bacon-y version is best served warm—any time of year!
Homemade buttermilk pancakes achieve greatness when each is embedded with a crisp slice of bacon. All they need is a drizzle of warm maple syrup.
California Bacon-Wrapped Dogs
Humble hot dogs become sophisticated sausages when you bundle them in bacon and heap them with homemade pico de gallo and grilled poblano peppers. Serve these dogs in squishy potato rolls for maximum enjoyment.
Green Bean Casserole with Bacon
Give your holiday table the green bean casserole it deserves with from-scratch creamy mushroom sauce, fried shallots, and heaps of bacon. No cutting corners on the sauce, but it’s A-Okay to save a little time by starting with frozen green beans.
BLT Baked Potato
Bring back the baked potato bar! These crispy-skinned beauties are stuffed with bacon crumbles, cherry tomatoes, and shredded lettuce then drizzled with an easy homemade buttermilk dressing.
Bacon and Spinach Quiche
A little bit Lorraine, a little bit Florentine, this just may be the quintessential quiche. It’s the perfect make-ahead dish for a brunch or a potluck.
Shrimp Cobb with Cilantro-Lime Dressing
Shake your tired Cobb salad awake by adding sweet shrimp and a perky cilantro-lime dressing to the standard bacon and avocado. Low-carb cooking has never tasted so good!
Bacon-Cheddar Buttermilk Biscuits
Crumbled bacon, sharp cheddar, and freshly ground pepper beckon you to brunch on these fluffy buttermilk biscuits. All you need to round out the meal is fried eggs and a pot of coffee.
Bacon Pasta with Cheese Sauce and Thyme
Stir any combination of your favorite cheeses into this quick and easy weeknight pasta sauce for a supremely sophisticated (not to mention bacon-bedecked) rendition of mac and cheese.
Fried-Egg-and-Bacon Puff Pastry Squares
Sure, toast for breakfast is fine for workday mornings, but come the weekend, switch it up for golden, buttery puff pastry to go with your eggs and bacon. These brunch-worthy beauties are easy and impressive.
Tender-but-crumbly buttermilk cornbread has just the right amount of sweetness to please any crowd. An abundance of bacon crumbles and sliced scallions in the batter makes this cornbread the perfect complement to breakfast or dinner.
Pot Roast with Bacon and Vegetables
Low and slow is the way to go when braising a chuck roast. Rosemary, garlic, red wine, and chewy nuggets of slab bacon mingle in a super-savory sauce.
Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Bacon
Just peel, slice, and bake to make this sweet-savory side dish sensation. It's an amazingly easy recipe that's sure to become part of your regular repertoire.
Double Pork Sausage
No longer must you choose between bacon and sausage for breakfast! Simply wrap bacon strips around your favorite links and bake until beautifully browned.
Colorful tiers of lettuce, red cabbage, peas, hard-boiled eggs, sharp cheddar, and crisp bacon peek out of this beloved potluck salad. Serve it with a rich and tangy avocado-buttermilk dressing on the side.
Caramelized Onion and Bacon Dip
You’ll never go back to the packaged stuff after you try this homemade onion dip. If three pounds of caramelized onions don’t convince you, the bits of bacon definitely will.
Bacon Macaroni and Cheese
A holy trinity of Gouda, Gruyere, and Parmesan blesses every bite of this deluxe mac and cheese. Bacon and buttery breadcrumbs seal the deal.
Spicy Turkey Thighs and Bacon Stir-Fry
Step aside, chicken—turkey and bacon are what’s for dinner tonight! Chili sauce, ginger, and soy sauce add big flavor to this easy weeknight stir-fry.
Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts
Served as an appetizer or a side dish, everyone will be gobbling up these bacon-wrapped Brussels sprouts like candy. Whisk up an easy maple-mustard sauce for serving on the side.
Dress your bacon in its Sunday best with a coating of butter, sugar, and cayenne that melts into a luscious glaze as it bakes. As it cools, the bacon develops an irresistible crunch.
Tomato Soup with Bacon Grilled Cheese
The beloved combination of tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches gets a boost from bacon. This easy meal for one will become a go-to for those chilly days when you’re craving a comfort classic.
Quick-cooking grits loaded up with cheese, jalapeno, and crisp bits of bacon is one of those side dishes that just might steal the spotlight. Serve these deluxe grits with simple grilled shrimp or pork, or take it over the top with a basket of fried chicken.
Chicken Club Sandwich
Crispy chicken cutlets and gooey American cheese are topped with bacon, lettuce, and tomato on a soft kaiser roll in this homemade version of a fast-food favorite. This chicken sandwich is guaranteed to become a family favorite.
Broccoli and Cauliflower with Bacon Vinaigrette
Warm, tangy bacon dressing will have everyone lining up to eat their vegetables. Even better, this easy, crowd-pleasing side dish takes just 10 minutes to prepare.