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Chocolate Covered Bacon Strips Recipe
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Chocolate-Covered Bacon Strips
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Chocolate Covered Bacon Strips

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"This is the perfect marriage. The sweetness of chocolate and the saltiness of bacon. What could be better?"

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Original recipe makes 12 skewers Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    1 hr


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Place a baking rack on top of a large baking sheet.
  2. Thread each slice of bacon onto a skewer; place skewered bacon on the baking rack.
  3. Bake bacon in the preheated oven until crisp; 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  4. Combine chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat in the microwave in 30 second intervals until chocolate is melted and smooth, stirring after each interval.
  5. Coat each side of the skewered bacon with the chocolate mixture using a pastry brush. Place coated bacon on a sheet of waxed paper. Refrigerate until firm, at least 30 minutes. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • Optional toppings: candy sprinkles, finely chopped walnuts, pecans, pistachios, toasted coconut, brown sugar, cayenne pepper, or chopped dried apple chips. Sprinkle on topping of your choice while chocolate is still wet.

Reviews More Reviews

Feb 23, 2014

My 10 year old grandson asked me to make him some chocolate covered bacon. I have heard of it, but have never tried it. Who knows where my grandson heard of it? I'm making it this week, so we'll give you our updated stars by the end of the week. Almost anything covered in chocolate is good, ha ha. Thanks for posting Denise! *** Back again, several months later. Just wanted everyone to know how much my grandson loved his chocolate covered bacon. I've made it a couple more times, and everyone loves it.

May 04, 2014

I made this with White chocolate and milk chocolate! It was awesome! Picture is included!


12 Ratings

Mar 06, 2014

soooooo gooood!

Feb 27, 2015

I think I'd love this. Haven't tried it yet but I'd cook the bacon in the microwave, like I always do, until it's crispy, then brush each piece with two coats of the chocolate and sprinkle with cayenne pepper.

Jan 30, 2014

Very good! Made it twice.. Everyone loved it!

Jan 30, 2014

Excellent! My only advice is to open all the windows because bacon smokes in the over. But it was sooooo good. My hubby would like it a little bit sweeter, so next time I'm going to try half milk chocolate.

Feb 26, 2015

Chocolate covered bacon, weird as it may sound, is really good. If you haven't tried it yet, you have nothing to lose. Give it a shot and see what you think. In the least, you can say you tried it! :)

Sep 06, 2014

I have been wanting to try this for a long time. I had a few strips of leftover bacon, so I didn't try making the bacon in the oven or putting them on skewers. I used milk chocolate. I brushed chocolate on both sides of each piece, and I wished I had done a second coating of chocolate. I liked it, but I didn't just love it. I don't know that I'll make it again, but I'd certainly eat it if someone offered it to me.


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  • Calories
  • 126 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 9.1 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 213 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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