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Chocolate Covered Bacon Strips

Chocolate Covered Bacon Strips


"This is the perfect marriage. The sweetness of chocolate and the saltiness of bacon. What could be better?"
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1 h servings 126 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 126 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 9.1 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 213 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * 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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  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.


  • 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.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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  1. 17 Ratings

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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...

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I've have never made this before until last week. I've heard of it occasionally...after all said and done. It was okay. It's much better when served cold out of the refrigerator.

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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...

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

---Mom: whatcha making? --- Me: chocolate covered bacon --- Mom: you should be arrested--- I made my bacon in the oven. Took closer to 40 minutes to get crispy for some reason... Then dipped so...

soooooo gooood!

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 tri...

I made it tonight with milk chocolate...mmm it was delish.

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