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

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pulls

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

Bacon Crackers

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

Bacon Jalapeno Popper Puffs

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

Bacon and Cheese Fat Bombs

Rating: Unrated
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: Unrated
Better than the typical poppers.

Bacon Wrapped Smokies

Rating: Unrated
Time consuming but it is well worth it! The brown sugar and bacon grease combine beautifully and give such a great taste.

Bacon Cheddar Deviled Eggs

Rating: Unrated
These deviled eggs include bacon and shredded cheddar cheese. Better than your ordinary deviled eggs.

Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots®

Rating: Unrated
This recipe found me about a year ago and I have absolutely loved it ever since! Given its ingredients I was surprised to find it seems to be a hit no matter where it's served.

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.

Bacon-Wrapped Pickles

Rating: Unrated

You can pretty much wrap anything in bacon, including pickles! These are perfect for game day or any time of year. Thick-cut bacon doesn't work as well for these, so use the thinner slices. Serve with ranch or blue cheese dressing. These are also tasty dipped in Buffalo sauce.