9 Ultimate Bacon Recipes

Life is better with bacon

Forget about burgers and breakfast (for a second) and entertain the other possibilities that bacon has to offer. Not only does it provide a salty crunch in each bite, but it adds a whole new flavor profile to dishes like dumplings, chowders, and baked potatoes. Watch the video above, and scroll below for a list of bacon-loaded meals you can't resist.

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Bacon Dumplings

bacon dumplings

A twist on basic dumplings with the addition of herbs and bacon. Cook in vegetable broth and serve for a satisfying comfort food bacon-lovers will go crazy for.

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Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pulls

cheddar bacon ranch pulls bread pull-apart pull apart

This is a perfect appetizer for game day. Super easy, cheesy, buttery, and delicious with the addition of ranch flavorings. Top with crispy bacon, and your friends will be pulling for this instead of their team!

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Grilled Bacon Potatoes

grilled bacon wrapped potatoes bacon-wrapped

Bacon-wrapped potatoes are topped with brown sugar and pepper for that perfect blend of savory sweetness. Serve alongside green beans, coleslaw, or your favorite macaroni salad.

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Cheesy Bacon Pasta Bake with Broccoli Crumble

cheesy bacon pasta bake with broccoli crumble

Who knew bacon and broccoli could be best friends? This cheesy casserole has bacon, pasta, and a delicious crumble topping of riced broccoli. It's a warm and cozy dinner that's sure to please.

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Bacon Cheeseburger Dip

Bacon Cheeseburger Dip

Move over, 7-layer, dip. A super rich bacon cheeseburger is even better when you can enjoy it over kettle chips, crackers, or even fries. MyRecipes turned the ultimate burger into a dippable concoction — pure genius!

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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

bacon wrapped chicken

If you need a break from chicken tenders, try this no-fuss, kid-friendly meal from MyRecipes that will also please the adults around the table. The creamy sauce is a delicious companion to the chicken and potatoes, and it can be used as a salad dressing as well.

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Southern Style Potato Salad

southern style potato salad

Featuring bacon, relish, and hard boiled eggs, this MyRecipes classic potato salad is perfect for cookouts, family reunions, and holiday gatherings.

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Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers

bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers
Southern Living

These one-bite poppers from Southern Living are the ultimate party appetizer. The creamy, cheesy filling contrasts perfectly with the spicy jalapeño peppers.

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Chicken-Bacon Ranch Casserole

chicken bacon ranch casserole
Southern Living

Three words that always guarantee a slam dunk at supper time? Chicken, bacon, and ranch. This Southern Living casserole is the ultimate comfort food, and the leftovers are just as good.


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