Best of the Best: Bacon Recipes

Image via Southern Living

Today we’re talking about one of our favorite ingredients (and topics in general): BACON! Oh Bacon, how we love thee! You’re absolutely delicious, and you can make even the tastiest recipe better! From condiments to cookies to cassoulet, here are some of our favorites:

Asparagus, Bacon, and Goat Cheese Tart via A Beautiful Mess

This super-easy-to-make tart combines three of our most-liked recipes, and is ALMOST healthy for you! You can make it as a main dish, or cut it into smaller portions and serve it as an appetizer. Either way, your guests are sure to love it!

Bacon Jam from Martha Stewart

If you never thought you could turn bacon into a condiment, think again! This bacon jam goes great on grilled cheese, sliced baguette, crackers, burgers, oysters, BLTs…..the list is endless!

Cheesy Bacon Hasselback Potatoes found on Kraft Recipes

As if Hasselback potatoes couldn’t get any better, this recipe adds bacon and two types of cheese!

Pineapple and Bacon Nachos via Serious Eats

These one-bite nachos are a little time-consuming, but TOTALLY worth it! There’s even a video with a tutorial on how to make them look perfect.

Bacon-Wrapped Avocados from Oh, Sweet Basil

What could be better than bacon-wrapped avocados? This recipe also uses apples and cheese, so it’s good for you, right?

Caramel Bacon Monkey Bread found on Tablespoon

Who could pass up a recipe with caramel AND bacon? This recipe is a great salty-sweet combo that works for brunch, appetizers, or dessert!

Chicken Cassoulet with Fennel and Bacon via Curtis Stone

Traditionally from Southern France, cassoulet is a great dish for the cold months when you need hearty food to warm you up. This version is flavor-packed and slow-cooked to perfection!

Bourbon Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies from Maker’s Mark

These cookies are one of our favorite “adult” versions of a chocolate chip cookie. The smoky, salty bacon pairs perfectly with the sweet bourbon and chocolate. They really are a treat!

Bacon-Wrapped Cheese Bombs found on Crunchy Creamy Sweet

We’ve saved the best for last! These Bacon-Wrapped Cheese Bombs are literally cheese wrapped in bacon and then fried. Can you tell we’re from Wisconsin?

Happy cooking!

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