Hot Bacon Dressing


This hot bacon dressing was my great-grandmother's recipe. You can serve this over cucumbers, cabbage, or dandelion greens.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
1 1/2 cups


  • 8 slices bacon

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 3 teaspoons cornstarch

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup white vinegar

  • ¼ cup water


  1. Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon slices on paper towels, then crumble and set aside.

  2. Whisk sugar, cornstarch, and salt together in a medium bowl. Slowly pour in vinegar and water, whisking constantly.

  3. Place crumbled bacon in a medium skillet over medium heat. Pour in vinegar mixture; cook and stir until mixture thickens.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

278 Calories
13g Fat
39g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 278
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 379mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Total Sugars 38g
Protein 3g
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 59mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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