Chocolate Covered Bacon Strips

We didn’t think bacon could get any better…but chocolate makes everything better

  • Prep: 20 Mins
  • Cook: 20 Mins
  • Portions: makes 36 bacon strips

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 36 Strips of Meridian Double Smoked Bacon
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 4 ounces bittersweet or dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pistachios, almonds or cashews

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  2. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper
  3. Arrange bacon slices on baking sheets and sprinkle with brown sugar
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until bacon is crisp
  5. Transfer to wire racks and let cool
  6. Line a baking sheet with wax paper
  7. In a saucepan over low heat, stir in chocolate until melted and smooth
  8. Dip bacon pieces halfway into chocolate, letting excess drip off
  9. Place on the prepared baking sheet
  10. While still warm, sprinkle with nuts and chill until chocolate is set

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