15 Recipes That’ll Remind You Why You’re Thankful For Bacon

Whether eaten as a side dish, main course, or mid-day snack, we think you’ll agree that there is good reason to be thankful for bacon!

Bacon isn’t just for breakfast any more.  Today it is found in desserts, cocktails, and gum.  Bacon has been the star of artist’s paintings and on t-shirts.  It’s sizzle that makes you smile.

Bacon has become it’s own unifying force, a bacon movement, if you will. And we don’t think that’s a bad thing. We’re thankful for bacon! This tasty breakfast food has broken from the mold and is now taking over the food scene. Here are our favorite 15 bacon-inclusive recipes that we think you’ll love too! Click on the image for more information about the recipes.

15. Bacon Onion Meatballs Are The Bomb

This juicy meatball “bomb”, wrapped in bacon, is an explosion of flavor!

14. Bacon and Beer Mac And Cheese Is A Perfect Comfort Food

With a mix of beer and mac and cheese, this grown up comfort food is such an overwhelming yummy taste explosion!

13. Bacon and Cheese Jalapeno Dip Will Make Your Tastebuds Happy

Perfect for game-day this dip combines all the best ingredients (and of course, BACON!) into one amazing bowl of “yum”.

12. Bacon and Chicken Pasta Ignites All The Senses

Not only is this meal hearty with amazing flavors, it’s also gluten-free!

11. Candied Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes Mouths Water

Sweet and salty are the perfect mix in this chocolate and bacon cookie recipe.

10. Bacon Ranch Potato Salad Is The Perfect Picnic Star

Potatoes and bacon are a super paring and this potato salad chocked full of bacon-y goodness is sure to delight.

9. Bacon Avocado Grilled Cheese Makes Us Thankful For Bacon

Taking Grilled Cheese to the next level, this sandwich combines all the goodness of the classic with the brilliant flavors of bacon and avocado.

8. Stop Bacon From Shrinking When You Cook It

A fantastic bacon recipe is only as good as the bacon that goes into it. With this instructional, you’re sure to have perfectly cooked and un-curled bacon every time.

7. Bacon Pancakes Take Breakfast To A Whole New Level

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Breakfast just went from our favorite meal of the day to our favorite ANYTIME snack!  The blend of bacon and pancakes makes every moment the perfect breakfast break.

6. Bacon-Wrapped Little Smokies Are A Great Party Snack

Party time; Get your toothpicks ready. These bacon-wrapped treats are the perfect bite size meat-lovers’ snack!

5. Bacon Brittle Is So Good

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Anyone can make peanut brittle.  This sweet treat packs a big punch when you bite into one the salty chunks of bacon!

4. Bacon Tater Tots Are The Best Combination

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Be still my heart – tater tots AND bacon! These bite-sized treats offer the amazing favorite in tater tots with a perfect pairing being wrapped in bacon.

3. Bacon Bourbon Monkey Bread Makes Dessert The Main Meal

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The blend of brown sugar and bourbon is enough to get our mouths watering for this warm dessert. Add in bacon and it’s pure gold.

2. Bacon Cheddar Bombs Are A Smooth Snack

Cheese wrapped in sweet butter roll dough is a yummy party food, like a mini-grilled cheese. But like most things in the world, when you throw in the idea of wrapping it in bacon and then frying or baking them until crisp – Oh, wow!  Sweet bakery taste with soft cheese and a salty bacon crunch make this recipe perfection!

1. Grilled Bacon Pineapple Mozzarella Rings Are Addicting

This is the ultimate in food pairings. Sweet pineapple wrapped in gooey mozzarella and then wrapped again in bacon. Yum! We could eat platefuls of this sweet and salty treat!


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