LIVE

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

By F&W Editors
Updated May 24, 2017
Advertisement
Bacon Guacamole
Credit: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu

1. Maple-Glazed Peanuts & Bacon

Maple-Glazed Peanuts & Bacon
Credit: © Lucy Schaeffer

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

LUCY SCHAEFFER LUCY SCHAEFFER

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

2. Pimento Cheese & Bacon Crostini

Pimento Cheese & Bacon Crostini
Credit: BURCU AVSAR

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

BURCU AVSAR BURCU AVSAR

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

3. Grant’s Mac and Cheese

Grant’s Mac and Cheese
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.
| Credit: JOHN KERNICK

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

13 Epic Guacamole Recipes
Credit: TODD PORTER & DIANE CU

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

5. Bacon-Bourbon Brownies with Pecans

Bacon-Bourbon Brownies with Pecans. Photo © Fredrika Stjärne
These sweet-savory brownies get added smoky flavor thanks to bacon fat in the batter.
| Credit: © Fredrika Stjärne

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

6. Bacon Candy

Bacon Candy
Crispy, sweet and salty, this three-ingredient snack is ready in just 25 minutes.
| Credit: JOHN KERNICK

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

JOHN KERNICK JOHN KERNICK

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

7. Maple-Bacon Chicken Wings

Maple-Bacon Chicken Wings
Crispy bacon bits and maple-bacon glaze take chicken wings to the next level.
| Credit: TODD PORTER & DIANE CU

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