How to Add More Bacon to Game Day

© Todd Porter & Diane Cu

By F&W Editors Posted September 11, 2016

From guacamole to brownies, everything’s better with bacon.

1. Maple-Glazed Peanuts & Bacon 

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How do you upgrade roasted nuts? With maple syrup and bacon. 

2. Pimento Cheese & Bacon Crostini

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Make the pimento cheese ahead of time for this fun game day snack.

3. Grant’s Mac and Cheese

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Star chef Grant Achatz’s version of the classic comfort food features paprika (to enhance the color of the sauce) and lots of smoky, crisp bacon bits.

4. Bacon Guacamole 

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It doesn’t get much better than this crispy, salty, smoky guac. 

5. Bacon-Bourbon Brownies with Pecans 

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These rich brownies are studded with bacon and pecans and bacon fat mixed into the batter makes them extra smoky. 

6. Bacon Candy  

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Bacon, chile powder and light brown sugar is all you need for this tasty party food. 

7. Maple-Bacon Chicken Wings  

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Crispy bacon bits and maple-bacon glaze take chicken wings to the next level. 

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