Oh, bacon! How do I love thee? Let me count the ways! No really, let's count them. Just when you thought you couldn't love bacon any more than you already do, here are 101 of the best bacon recipes so you can enjoy this delicious meaty treat.
You are bound to find some new favorite ways to eat bacon with this list of 101 recipes with bacon!
From easy ways to make homemade bacon, bacon-wrapped recipes of all kinds (you know you'd eat anything covered in the stuff!), dinner ideas, snacks and apps, and even sweet treats, this is the ultimate list.
Delicious Recipes with Bacon
You are bound to find some of the best bacon recipes in the world right here. It all just depends on how you like to enjoy this tasty meat.
Simple bacon recipes that will get you started the right way. This includes those bacon in the oven recipes, and microwave! Try freezing cooked bacon!
How to Cook Bacon in the Microwave
Cook just a few pieces at a time for breakfast, sandwiches or over a salad.
How to Cook Bacon in the Oven
Ditch the skillet and make crispy bacon in the oven instead.
Make Heart-Shaped Bacon
Is there a better way to tell you're significant other you love them?
Cook and Freeze Bacon
Cook it, freeze it and have it anytime!
Bacon Breakfast Ideas
You know the deal: breakfast ideas with eggs and bacon are classic. But let's get creative with some really creative and delicious recipes. Bacon pancakes, cinnamon rolls, scones, and French Toast to name a few.
Chicken Fried Bacon
An over the top amazing appetizer or breakfast.
Maple Bacon Pancakes
Bacon on the side is always great, on the top of pancake even better.
Bacon Egg Cups
These muffin tin eggs are perfect for busy families and on the run breakfast.
Bacon Mushroom Strata
Bacon Mushroom Bread pudding is soft and custardy with salty bacon.
Breakfast Bacon Fried Rice
A quick breakfast that has SO MUCH flavor!
Crunchy Bacon Granola
This slightly sweet, nutty granola is your new brunch go-to.
Nutella and Bacon Stuffed French Toast
Life changing. That's all you need to know about this recipe.
Bacon Cheddar Chive Scones
These scones are buttery and savory, fluffy on the inside, and crisp on the outside.
Air Fryer Bacon Cinnamon Rolls
This Air Fryer Cinnamon Rolls with Bacon recipe is a classic celebration dish with a twist.
Maple Bacon French Toast Muffins
Sweet and savory, crispy bacon added into baked fluffy French toast muffins.
Bacon Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Icing
Bacon Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Icing are every bacon lover’s dream come true.
Banana PB Bacon Smoothie
Make Ahead English Muffin Breakfast Sandwiches
Breakfast sandwiches that you can make ahead of time for yummy on-the-go breakfasts.
Bacon and Egg Galettes
Caramelised onions, tasty bacon, a delicious egg, all within a flaky pastry case.
Spicy Sweet Maple Bacon with Pecans
This maple bacon is packed with spicy-sweet flavor.
Cheesy Bacon Biscuit Pull-Aparts
Packed with bacon, butter and cheese, and they’re everything you didn’t know you needed.
Bacon and Corn Pancakes
These bacon and corn pancakes are made with fresh corn, crunchy bacon, and chives.
Peppered Bacon Bloody Mary
The drink with ultimate flavor and some veggies!
Bacon Wrapped Recipes
From savory snacks to dinner recipes these bacon wrapped ideas will have you feeling deliciously snuggly.
Bacon-Wrapped Turkey Breast
Knock their socks off with bacon-wrapped turkey.
Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Brats
Bacon and cheese make everything better and is the perfect recipe to grill.
Bacon Wrapped Avocados
Crispy brown sugar bacon wrapped around a creamy avocado, and it’s easy!
Armadillo Eggs with Chicken and Bacon
Chicken stuffed with cream cheese, chopped jalapeños, then wrapped with bacon.
Spicy Maple Bacon Chicken Drumsticks
Flavorful enough for game day, and delicious enough for a comfort-food gathering.
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Avocado Salsa
Succulent shrimp, wrapped in bacon broiled to perfection.
Blue Cheese Stuffed Bacon Chile Peppers
An irresistible tangy, smoky, slightly spicy, creamy bite every time!
Easy Bacon Wrapped Scallops
Elegant enough for a dinner party and easy enough to prepare on a busy weeknight.
Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Everyone loves these little bundles of lightly charred asparagus wrapped in smoky, juicy bacon.
Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Smokies
These smokies with brown sugar make a great appetizer.
Bacon Wrapped Fish with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto
Tender fish fillet smothered in sun-dried tomato pesto and wrapped in bacon.
Apricot Glazed Pork Tenderloin
Balance of crispy bacon and tender pork, and a savory and sweet flavor.
Bacon-Wrapped Dates With Goat Cheese
These are a sweet and salty delicious finger food.
Bacon-Wrapped Corn on the Cob
This bacon-wrapped corn is so good, it’s practically a meal all by itself.
Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts
I guarantee you if you make these bites, they will not last long.
Bacon Wrapped Pineapple
These skewers take only minutes to make and they disappeared before you can blink an eye.
Bacon Recipes For Dinner
Some fun and creative bacon dinner recipes that will please the entire family.
Pasta With Bacon, Tomato and Yellow Squash
Summer is for pasta salad, with yellow squash and tomatoes is garden-fresh.
One Pot Bacon Alfredo
This dinner is a quick and easy meal that’s full of flavor and comfort food to the max.
Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
Perfect for a quick and simple dinner with pasta, chicken, alfredo, bacon, and of course, cheese.
Donut Bacon Cheeseburger
Each bite is a taste explosion of sweet-savory-cheesy-bacon-ness.
Lentil, Bacon & Thyme Soup
It’s thick, protein-heavy and such a great dish for dinner.
Sweet & Spicy Bacon Chicken Sandwich
This sweet and spicy bacon chicken sandwich is in my top ten of favorite sandwiches!
Great Side Dishes with Bacon
A little homemade bacon goes a long way in these creative side dishes, veggies and potato dishes.
Grilled Potato Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette
Potato salad with the most incredible bacon vinaigrette.
Onion Bacon Mashed Potatoes
Caramelized onions and bacon add sweet and salty flavors to these bacon mashed potatoes.
Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes with Bacon
These cheesy bites are so easy to make, yet pretty much irresistible.
Bacon Mac and Cheese Bites
These can be prepared ahead of time and warmed up right before serving.
A simple boxed cornbread gets a delicious bacon twist!
Bacon Ranch Pepper Jack Pull Apart Bread
Drenched in buttery ranch cream cheese then stuffed with bacon, cheddar, and pepper jack cheese.
This bacon bread is always a crowd pleaser!
Bacon Pineapple Mozzarella
The combination of flavors will amaze everyone's taste buds.
Jalapeno Texas Twinkies
Texas Twinkies are jalapeno poppers with a barbeque twist!
Hearty Bacon Meatloaf Balls
Bacon wrapped around meatloaf bundles brushed with bbq sauce for a filling comfort food.
Snacks and Bacon Party Ideas
From fun appetizers, one bite snacks, dips and cheeseballs, these simple bacon recipes are great for a party.
Bacon Cheeseburger Dip
Creamy cheese, crispy bacon, and flavorful ground beef come together in this easy dip.
Bacon Cheese-ball Bites
Bacon Cheeseball Bites are about to become your new favorite appetizer! Cheesy, simple, and delicious!
Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts With Bacon
The crispy bacon is delightful with chipotle seasoning and green vegetables.
Caramelized Onion Bacon Dip
Caramelized Onion Bacon Dip is dangerous! Dangerously delicious that is.
Bacon and Roasted Garlic Chipotle Butter
Creamy roasted garlic and butter for a delicious spread.
Sweet and Savory Bacon Jam
This salty-sweet Bacon Jam recipe is made with slowly simmered bacon, brown sugar, onions, and spices.
Bacon Wrapped Cheesy Stuffed Jalapenos
Spicy, cheesy, and creamy bacon-wrapped cheesy stuffed jalapeños.
Bacon Cream Cheese Bites
Crunchy, decadent, and addictive, this recipe will steal the show at any party.
Candied Bacon Baked Brie
Gooey baked brie is topped with sweet and salty candied bacon for the most memorable appetizer!
Mini Bacon and Onion Pasties
These pasties are flavor packed, simply prepared appetizers that your family and friends will adore.
Sweet n' Spicy Bacon Palmiers
Puff pastry dough filled with a Dijon spread, bacon and spicy cheddar cheese.
Cheddar Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball
This cheese ball is LOADED with flavor and delicious ingredients!
Smoked Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings
Bacon, sweet onions, pepper, and sriracha hot sauce is really all you need.
Maple Bacon Bourbon Popcorn
My favorite popcorn recipe with the best flavoring! Maple, bacon, and bourbon is the perfect combo.
Bacon Wrapped Mozzarella Sticks
Bacon jerky is the delicious, sweet, sriracha cousin of candied bacon. It's chewy, salty, and smoky!
Chicken-Bacon Ranch Bombs
Stuff your biscuit bombs with the classic chicken and ranch combo (plus cheese).
Make Cups Out of Bacon
Bacon cups are the perfect little addition to any appetizer you make.
Bacon Parmesan Wrapped Crackers
These crackers are both filled with Parmesan cheese and then rolled in it after they’re done baking.
Chocolate Bacon Shot Glasses
Want to surprise your guests? Make these bacon shot glasses!
Delicious Cheese And Bacon Gougeres
Cheese And Bacon Gougères – easy to make and delicious party appetizer.
Loaded Mashed Potato Balls
Have leftover potatoes? You can make melt-in-your-mouth, crisp yet creamy mashed potato balls!
Maple Bacon Wrapped Pork
These bacon-wrapped pork bites are so easy to make and are packed with flavor!
Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Mushrooms
This dish will make a hearty side dish, or a delicious snack.
Sweets and Dessert Bacon
With donuts and chocolate involved, you'll want to make all of these sweet bacon recipes.
Chocolate Covered Bacon
Salty with a kick of cayenne pepper AND chocolate. What more could you ask for?
Easy Maple Bacon Pretzel Rods
The perfect combination of sweet and salty – a bacon lover’s dream!
Candied Maple Bacon Donut
Bacon with maple syrup icing with candied the bacon.
Bacon cannoli are basically 100% protein, can't go wrong with that!
Maple Bacon Fudge
Don’t maple and bacon belong together? Sweet and salty!
Keto Bacon Fudge
This isn’t just a creative spin on fudge it’s actually a recipe that will keep your hunger at bay.
Elvis-Style Frozen Bananas
Elvis sandwich (peanut butter, banana and bacon) to a new level!
Bacon Ice Cream Sandwich
A delicious and beautiful bacon weave made into an ice cream sandwich.
Candied Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies
Sweet and salty candied bacon makes these chocolate chip cookies anything but ordinary.
Pancakesn' Bacon Cookies
When that sweet, maple syrup spills onto the crispy bacon, or a bite is taken with a little bit of each element.
Brown Sugar & Bacon Puff Twists
These puff pastry strips featuring bacon, brown sugar and some kicked-up Parmesan cheese.
Beer Candied Bacon Strips
If you are looking for a sweet, salty, crunchy, gooey and irresistible snack, then you have found your match!
Maple Bacon Cupcakes
Maple Bacon Cupcakes are a deliciously sweet and salty treat.
Maple Bacon Donuts
A delicious cake donut, sweet maple glaze, and salty bacon.
Peanut Butter Bacon Rice Krispies Treats
If you’re into sweet and savory snacks, you’re going to love these unique rice krispies treats.
Maple Bacon Mini Cheesecakes
These treats are sweet-salty cream cheese perfection!
Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes with Bacon
These bacon weave chocolate caramel cupcakes with bacon compote are always a winner!
Cake Pop Maple Bacon Cake Balls
Break down the barrier between breakfast and dessert are bacon cake pops!
One bite of this ‘Crack’ and before you know it, you’re literally staying up late to eat it!
Bacon Biscoff Toffee Cake
The secret behind this salty-sweet success was bacon fat. Yep…I said it…bacon fat.
Bourbon Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate chip cookies that are both savory and boozy!
Bacon Butterscotch Cookies
Good for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. Yes, bacon for dessert!
Sweet and Salty Bacon Cookies
These cookies are soft and chewy with chocolate, sweet toffee, and salty bacon.
Bacon for Everyone
Bacon for your best friends and Man's Best Friend.
Homemade Peanut Butter Bacon Dog Treats
You always have to have a recipe for your little side kick!
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Brittany Smart says
I already love bacon! But now I have 101 more reasons to love it!
Mary Bench says
Well, now we are talkin'! Great ideas! Thank you!
Fitoru Fitness says
I want to try the vegetarian options! I cannot wait to try these at home! Thank you for sharing! I am so happy that you have shared recipes like these! Happy kiddo here!
Tara Teaspoon says
So many ways to enjoy bacon! I'm thrilled you have found something that works for your family. Tara