Bacon Appetizer Recipes

Bacon makes everything better! Try these top-rated appetizers that all call for bacon in the recipe.

Staff Picks

Cheese and Bacon Potato Rounds

Rating: 4.67 stars
Potatoes, cheese and bacon--a great combination! Serve with sour cream if you so desire.

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pulls

Rating: 4.71 stars
I found this recipe and brought it to a Super Bowl® party to complement the variety of foods there. It is very versatile and goes with many meals.

Bacon and Cheddar Stuffed Mushrooms

Rating: 4.65 stars
Crimini mushrooms (also known as portabellini mushrooms) are stuffed with Cheddar cheese and bacon. This appetizer is an impressive and irresistible accompaniment to any meal.

World's Best Bacon Cheese Dip

Rating: 4.32 stars
Hot delicious dip is always a hit. Makes your taste buds go crazy! Serve warm with your choice of crackers.

Bacon Crackers

Rating: 4.27 stars
These sweet, crisp bacon and cracker treats are simple to make and outrageously delicious!

Bacon Jalapeno Popper Puffs

Rating: 4.61 stars
If you enjoy the gut-bombs that are classic, bacon-wrapped, jalapeno poppers, I think you'll love these shockingly light puffs. All the same flavors are there, especially when served with the easy cream cheese dip, and the prep is much easier.

Best Bacon Appetizer

Rating: 4.04 stars
A bacon cream cheese and brown sugar roll-up.

Bacon and Cheese Fat Bombs

Rating: 4.17 stars
Following a keto diet means bacon and cream cheese are your best friends, and these fat bombs deliver the goods with spicy serrano peppers and zesty lime.

Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Rating: 4.68 stars
Better than the typical poppers.

Grilled Bacon Jalapeno Wraps

Rating: 4.71 stars
Jalapenos are stuffed with cream cheese, wrapped with bacon, and barbecued on the grill.

Tomato and Bacon Jam

Rating: 4.75 stars
This was given to my mom by her best friend who is a southern girl at heart. It is a sweet and savory flavor that you never forget. Try it with a grilled cheese or on scrambled can put it on anything!


Rating: 4.54 stars
This dip is a hit whether you serve it at a block party or a formal dinner party! It really tastes like a BLT. You can cut the fat down if you want to use low-fat or fat free ingredients. Serve with crackers or chips.

Inspiration and Ideas

Bacon and Date Appetizer
"Always a hit, very easy to make, and just delicious! I use sliced almonds instead of whole; it gives a little more crunch and it's easier to get the toothpick through." – Bibi
How To Cook Bacon In The Oven
Cook a whole pound of bacon at one time with these tips.