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Chocolate Covered Bacon Recipe

Bacon Love

This post is sponsored content. All opinions are my own.

‘Tis True…everybody loves bacon…okay maybe not, but they should.  It’s one of the yummiest foods ever and when I was asked to create a recipe for Winn Dixie’s “Everybody Loves Bacon Event” I knew exactly what I was going to make.  After we went to our local fair this past October, and indulged in all the typical fair foods, one fair food caught my little eye….Chocolate Covered Bacon.  Could two of the most perfect foods (in my personal opinion) be a winning combination.  After the first bite, I was hooked, this was a snack I wanted to have on hand for get togethers…think Superbowl Sunday!

So, I decided that is what I was going to make for this post…Chocolate Covered Bacon.

Chocolate Covered Bacon

I know you are drooling, well, if you are a bacon and chocolate lover like me you are.  The best thing about this recipe, aside from it tasting AMAZING, is it’s so simple.  I headed to Winn Dixie to pick up the ingredients I didn’t already have on hand: bacon, chocolate chips, and coconut flakes.  At home I already had the vegetable oil and other “extras” (sprinkles and little flowers).

Chocolate Covered Bacon Ingredients

After gathering the ingredients, and exercising every bit of self-control to not fry the bacon up and eat it all, it was time to get started!

How To Make Chocolate Covered Bacon

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Chocolate Covered Bacon
 
Chocolate covered bacon is a tasty treat for those who love sweet and salty combinations. Perfect for parties, holidays, anytime.
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • Winn Dixie Thick Sliced Hickory Sweet Bacon
  • 2 tbsp. Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chip
  • “Extras”: Sprinkles, Flowers, Crushed Walnuts, Broken Peanut Butter cups, anything that you think will work
Instructions
  1. Pre-Heat oven to 400°
  2. Place bacon, in whole strips, on a foil liked baking pan.
  3. Bake for 25-30 minutes until desired doneness (You want it crispy but not too crispy or it will break easy)
  4. Remove and place on paper towel to cool.
  5. Add dark and milk chocolate chips to a bowl, add vegetable oil, stir, and microwave in 30 second increments until melted. *If your chocolate is melting but seems too think, add a little more vegetable oil because it should be smooth*
  6. Dip bacon in chocolate (though I prefer to use a brush and gently brush it on, for less chance of breaking) and lay on foil
  7. Add any extras you like and once all are finished move into your refrigerator to set. Then enjoy!
Notes
Use any topping you like, drizzle with caramel, there are so many ways to make this to your liking!

This is such a simple recipe, and easy to make.  You can also choose to break the bacon up into smaller pieces if you like.  This is fun for kids to make as well.  While the younger ones may have a bit too rough of a hand to do the dipping, they will love adding the extras!

Bacon Covered In Chocolate

Candied Bacon

This makes a great snack for special occasions and think of those sweet and salty foods you will likely be eating at Superbowl Parties. This is a great combination of both!

Bacon Chocolate

While you can take them out of the fridge for enjoying, please note if you leave them out they can get a little soft, so I tend to bring them out while people are eating and put them back in the fridge when they take a break from the food.    Chocolate covered bacon is a treat for the tastebuds, if you are like me and crave sweet and salty almost simultaneously then this is one snack you will want to make!

Have you ever had Chocolate Covered Bacon?

This post was created in partnership with Winn Dixie. All opinions are my own.

 

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Toni is a professional lifestyle blogger living on the sunny Florida Gulf Coast. She has a passion for Disney, Travel, Fashion, Cooking, Tech, Family Fun Ideas, Reviews, Giveaways and loves being able to share that with her readers!

Comments

  1. 1

    Seriously TONI!!! You had to dangle my two favorite things Bacon and Chocolate!!! This looks incredible I have to try it like ASAP!

  2. 2

    I have never had chocolate covered bacon and while I admit it looks yummy, my taste buds just are not believing my brain right now. 😉

  3. 3

    Oh my goodness. Two of my favorite things in one bite.

  4. 4

    My husband is a huge bacon lover, I’m not sure he’d eat it with chocolate though. Me? Yes please! I’m sure the kiddos would love it too.

  5. 5

    Oh my! I seriously want to try this lol

  6. 6

    Bacon & chocolate is a win-win! I miss Winn-Dixie… they closed the ones in our area. 🙁

  7. 7

    This looks so delicious! I am totally making some of this for my husband for Valentine’s Day!

  8. 8

    Oh goodness! I just drooled all over! Bacon + Chocolate = Heaven

  9. 9

    No, but I have heard that it’s really good! I just don’t do bacon. 😉

  10. 10

    It’s chocolate covered bacon bites of love! I’ve yet to try it, but I really want to. Those photos have me drooling!

  11. 11

    I tried chocolate covered bacon at the state fair and I loved it! So surprisingly delicious!

  12. 12
    Shop with Me Mama :

    OMG. Bacon and chocolate? Together?! Yes please!!!

  13. 13

    I am not into bacon but I do love chocolate, and these look pretty. The remind me of chocolate covered pretzels. Now that I like!

  14. 14

    Hmm, I’m not sure I’d love those but I’m hungry and pregnant right now so they don’t sound too bad.

  15. 15

    I can think of a few people who would flip over this.

  16. 16

    my daughter loves choclate covered bacon. this would be a cute v-day gift for her

  17. 17

    Have I told you lately that I love you? YUM!

  18. 18

    I have never had chocolate covered bacon but I am thinking we might have to try it soon!

  19. 19

    My husband had chocolate covered bacon at the fair, he said it was really good. Still seems like an odd combo to me LOL

  20. 20

    The first I heard of this was a few years ago at the Iowa State Fair. Apparently a chef from one of our local restaurants cooked up this idea. It made the news and everyone was like “Ewwww”. Then they tried it and look where we are now.

  21. 21

    I don’t eat bacon, but my husband is drooling over my shoulder looking at this! I’m going to need to make this for Father’s Day or his birthday or something!

  22. 22

    Wow I couldn’t do it. But I’m sure my kids would probably love this.

  23. 23

    I love bacon and chocolate but I just don’t know if I’d eat them together.

  24. 24

    I did have it for the first time a couple of years ago and was shocked that it was so yummy!

  25. 25

    Wow, I NEVER would have thought to do this, yet I love bacon and chocolate so hmmmm…

  26. 26

    No, I have not had it before. It sounds incredible and I cannot decide if I should try it for breakfast or dessert. Or both.

  27. 27

    I’ve never tried chocolate covered bacon but really want too!

  28. 28

    I have done brown sugar bacon, but have never ventured to the chocolate covered.

  29. 29

    Oh I bet this is amazing salt and sugar YUM!

  30. 30

    I had this before a few years ago — it’s definitely a different experience!

  31. 31

    I bet these were fantastic! Yum!

  32. 32

    I’ve never made it, but it’s a delicious idea!

  33. 33

    The first time I had it was a few years ago and I remember being wary to try it but then after the first bite I was hooked!

  34. 34

    I do love bacon and have been wanting to try this but was unsure of how to go about it. I don’t know if I’d add sprinkles, but the shredded coconut sounds like it would be yummy.

  35. 35

    This would make a fabulous Valentine’s bouquet for my husband!

  36. 36

    This would make a perfect Valentine’s bouquet for my husband!

  37. 37
    Linda Meyers-Gabbard :

    I am just not sure about this one. I do love both chocolate and bacon I’m just not sure if I want to eat them together. Its one if those mental things.

  38. 38

    ummmm.. YUM! I can’t wait to make these. My husband is going to freak out!!!

  39. 39

    I have to be honest – not sure about this bacon craze 🙂

  40. 40

    I don’t think I have ever heard of this before. It’s something I just could never try.

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