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The BEST Bacon Recipes on the Internet

Who doesn’t love bacon? Here are the best recipes with bacon that are on the Internet. Your mouth will start watering soon!

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Ok-  Who doesn’t love bacon?  EVERYONE!  I created this post when I first started blogging, almost three years ago!  I went in and updated a few things, took some stuff off, and added a few recipes.  

When I was scrolling though the recipes, I was starting to drool and change my menu up!  You are definitely going to find some GREAT recipes with bacon on this list.

My favorite part is that there is bacon for every meal, snack, dessert, and appetizer!  You really can use bacon for everything!  I even have several bacon recipes scheduled on my blog all way into the end of the year that I’ll be adding in, so keep checking back!

bunch of recipes that have bacon

The BEST Recipes with Bacon

First off, if you’ve never tried making your bacon in an air fryer, you are missing out. Since we purchased ours, it’s our main way of making bacon. There’s no splatter and easy cleanup! Here’s the one that we have.

If you don’t have an air fryer, it’s ok! Have you tried making it in the oven. It’s super easy and way less of a mess!

Bacon Bombs

These are definitely the BOMB! This pizza dough filled with ricotta and bacon is the perfect appetizer.

person breaking bacon bomb in half with their hands

 Bacon Chocolate Pretzels from The Classy Chapter

Bacon AND chocolate! Yes, please!

Bacon Chocolate Pretzels

Southern Cheese Fries

Fries are a great appetizer and when you add bacon, it’s the perfect appetizer.

Who doesn't love cheese fries? You are going to love this version of pimento southern cheese fries. Great for an appetizer to share or a yummy snack.

Grilled Red Onion and Bacon Pizza

You can grill any time of year and this is a great dinner or tailgating recipe. It’s perfect for any season.

Did you know you can cook pizza out on your grill? You can! Try this grilled bacon and red onion pizza on a hot summer day. It's to die for.

Bacon S’mores from The Classy Chapter

This is a great twist on a classic smore. Once you add bacon, you’ll never go back!

Bacon S'mores

Maple Bacon Pumpkin Pancakes

These Maple Bacon Pumpkin Pancakes are sure to become your favorite fall recipe!

Cheesy Potato Wedges

These potato wedges are a great tailgating recipe of side dish for dinner.

These quick loaded potato wedges are perfect for a regular week night meal or party for watching a football game. Everyone loves them!

Green bean casserole with bacon

Oh, how I love Green Bean Casserole – seriously!  It is my favorite!    I hope that you love this recipe as much as I do!

Bacon and Avocado Breakfast Sandwich from Pennies into Pearls

These bacon and avocado breakfast sandwiches were a great way to mix up the morning.


Creamy Pea Salad with Bacon

Try this recipe to sneak in some veggies. Your kids will gobble this up.

Creamy pea salad with bacon is the perfect side to any lunch or dinner AND easy dish for your next potluck. It's a painless way to get your kids to eat those veggies!

Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes  from Mini Monets and Mommies

Bacon for dessert? YES!

Bacon Cupcakes

Turkey, Bacon, and Cheese Crostata from The Seasoned Mom

Will you have some left-over Thanksgiving turkey to enjoy? Or maybe just some extra cooked chicken in your refrigerator? Accented by sweet, tart apples, this Turkey, Bacon, and Cheese Crostata comes together in just minutes.


Grilled Potato Salad

Grab this grilled potato salad for your cookout or potluck gathering. It’s the perfect twist on a classic summer side dish.

Grab this grilled potato salad with bacon vinaigrette recipe. It's perfect for a summer cookout or potluck gathering. Who doesn't love anything with bacon?

Hot Bacon and Cheese Dip from The Seasoned Mom

Like all of the best toppings on a loaded baked potato, this dip is packed with creamy flavor thanks to the cheese, bacon, sour cream, and chives that are melted together inside!


Mini Egg and Bacon Quiche from Danya Banya

These quiches are perfect for an after school snack or protein filled breakfast.


Crockpot Maple Glazed Pork Loin with Bacon from More than a Mom of Three

Busy moms love slow cooker meals and kids love bacon. This recipe is an all around winner.


Jalapeño Cheddar Sweet Potato Puffs from The Lean Green Bean

These Jalapeno Cheddar Sweet Potato Puffs are the perfect finger food! Make them as an appetizer for your next party, a snack for the big game or as a side dish for dinner!


Bacon Beer Cheese Dip from More than a Mom of Three

Beer, cheese and bacon, oh my!

Bacon Beer Cheese Dip

Chicken Bacon and Green Bean Skillet

This chicken dinner is a great weekend meal.

chicken bacon skillet


Wednesday 15th of April 2015

Wow thats a lot of bacon! It is very popular at our house too.


Tuesday 14th of April 2015

You are so creative. Looks like a good list here, but personally I'm not sure if I want bacon in my chocolate--haha. You'll have to let me know how that one tastes. :-)

Blair @ The Seasoned Mom

Thursday 9th of April 2015

Hi, Holly! Thanks so much for including some of our favorite recipes in this round-up! Sharing! :)


Thursday 9th of April 2015

Thank you! My husband was drooling over that bacon and brie panini!