27 Bacon Recipes That Prove It’s the Best Food on Earth (2024)

If bacon isn’t your favorite food, then #gtfo. Because bacon is seriously the greatest — you can have it for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert (hello, bacon + beer cake). Check out these killer bacon recipes to get your bacon fix.

1. Bacon Guacamole Grilled Cheese: This is not a drill. You’ll never settle for ordinary grilled cheese again after tasting this flavorful guacamole and bacon combo. (Photo via Gabby Phi)

2. Peanut Butter Bacon Sandwich: Sorry, jelly. Peanut butter is the real winner when combined with bacon in a sandwich. (Photo via Christin Urso)

3. Bacon Mashed Potato Cheese Bombs: Hot and dangerous. Nothing like hot melted cheese wrapped in carbs and bacon. You’re welcome. (Photo via Amy Erikson)

4. Bacon Espresso Pudding Shots: Yes, bacon can get you drunk. Try one of these bacon espresso pudding shots for a Monday Morning pick-me-up. (Photo via Analiese Trimber)

5. Bacon Fat Biscuits: Pretty damn southern. Take comfort food to the next level with these biscuits made with bacon fat. (Photo via Mimi Takano)

6. Caramelized Nectarines With Bacon: These caramelized nectarines topped with bacon will satisfy you with a perfect blend of salty and sweet. Serve with ice cream for a little something extra. (Photo via Analiese Trimber)

7. Browned Butter, Bacon and Butterscotch Chip Ice Cream Sandwich: Forget the ice cream truck — make this instead. No promises that it won’t melt in your hand. (Photo via Annie Trimber)

8. Bacon Fat Doughnuts: Has there ever been a better pair? No. Just when you thought donuts couldn’t get any better. (Photo via Mimi Takano)

9. Egg, Bacon, Cheese +Waffle Sandwich: Pouring syrup over your waffles is so last year. These waffles are cooked IN maple syrup. (Photo via Spoon University – Northwestern)

10. Bacon and Egg Toast Cups: Wake up flawless. We just made breakfast effortless by letting all your favorite breakfast staples – bread, egg, bacon – cook at once into an epic cup. (Photo via Spoon University)

11. Peanut Butter Bacon Banana Bites: Snack time, anyone? Your favorite childhood combo of peanut butter and banana just got so much better. (Photo via Annie Trimber)

12. Maple Browned Butter Bacon Cupcakes: This combination of the gods makes for the perfect fall treat. (Photo via Kelda Baljon)

13. Bacon-Wrapped DatesWith Goat Cheese and Rosemary: Talk about an appetizer. Or maybe we’ll just double it and make it dinner? (Photo via Spoon University – Northwestern)

14. Bacon, Egg +Cheese Potato Pancakes: Made from leftover mashed potatoes, perfect for the morning after a big dinner. (Photo via Carrie Eager)

15. Bacon Pancakes: Savory and sweet, the bacon fat gives it a little extra kick of flavor. (Photo via Kelda Baljon)

16. Bacon, Sausage, Cheese and Tater Tot Breakfast Bake: Lots o’ tots. Step up your game and bake your way to the breakfast of champions. (Photo via Tiare Brown)

17. Bacon, Egg, Avocado, Lettuce, Tomato +Spicy Mayo: Not your average BLT. And the spicy mayo only requires two ingredients. (Photo via Tiare Brown)

18. Bacon Fried Rice: Bacon with an Asian flair… because everything tastes better when you eat it with chopsticks. (Photo via Mimi Takano)

19. Sweet Potato Bacon Mac ‘n Cheese: You need to make this. Now. Because sometimes it’s okay to cook your entire meal around bacon. (Photo via Kelda Baljon)

20. Corn, Bacon and Jalapeño Salad: BBQ ready. An easy dish for your next picnic. (Photo via Annie Trimber)

21. Gluten-Free Bacon Pumpkin Quinoa: Pumpkin + bacon = ‘murica. AND it’s gluten free. Winning. (Photo via Hannah Lin)

22. Beef Ravioli With Bacon Butter Sauce: Never enough meat. A simple twist on an Italian classic. (Photo via Spoon University – Northwestern)

23. Bacon Jalapeño Cream Cheese Poppers: Get the party started. Because anything stuffed in a crescent roll is instantly more delicious. (Photo via Celeste Holben)

24. Loaded Potato Soup: Don’t just chew bacon — slurp it. And the best part? It only takes 20 minutes. (Photo via Christine Chen)

25. Sriracha, Bacon + Onion Burger: Load it up, load it up, watch it all pour out. With Sriracha. (Photo via Kirby Barth)

26. Caprese Chicken With Bacon: Add a little Italian flair to your bacon. (Photo via Annie Trimber)

27. Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Bacon: What better way to eat your veggies? The crispy bacon gives texture to the tender, caramelized sprouts and adds a savory depth of flavor. (Photo via Kelda Baljon)

Do you have any other epic bacon recipes? Let us know in the comments!

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