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37 depraved recipes in search of your leftover bacon

Irina Gonzalez

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Food Editor

Irina Gonzalez is an NYC-based freelance writer and the recipe developer behind Healthy Latin Food, where she shares her favorite recipes, healthy eating tips and how she's maintaining a 100 pound weight loss. Her work has appeared on La...

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Bacon on your everything, oh yeah

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Bacon on your everything, oh yeah

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Maple-bacon doughnuts

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Maple-bacon doughnuts

Whenever I'm craving a sweet breakfast, I turn directly to these maple-bacon doughnuts. Yum!

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Bacon-apple pie

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Bacon-apple pie

Ready to wow your guests? Serve this bacon-apple pie for July 4th (or all the time, really).

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Cauliflower with bacon

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Cauliflower with bacon

If you're trying to keep it on the healthy(ish) side, try this cauliflower with bacon.

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Bacon-filled bunny

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Bacon-filled bunny

Just because it's not Easter anymore doesn't mean you can't combine bacon and chocolate.

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Bacon-wrapped meatloaf

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Bacon-wrapped meatloaf

Combining your two favorite meats isn't a problem with this bacon-wrapped meatloaf.

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Chicken and bacon soup

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Chicken and bacon soup

Whenever it starts raining, I am definitely turning to this delish chicken and bacon soup.

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Bacon-chocolate cookies

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Bacon-chocolate cookies

The only thing that can make chocolate chip cookies better is bacon, duh!

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Bacon-avocado fries

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Bacon-avocado fries

Now you can combine your favorite fruit with your favorite meat thanks to bacon-avocado fries.

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Bacon-fried Oreos

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Bacon-fried Oreos

There's never been an easier or tastier dessert (IMO) than these bacon-fried Oreos.

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Bacon pull-apart rolls

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Bacon pull-apart rolls

For your next dinner party, you need to make these bacon pull-apart rolls.

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Potato-bacon bomb

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Potato-bacon bomb

Combining mashed potatoes and bacon in these "bombs" sounds pretty great, doesn't it?

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Bacon martini

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Bacon martini

Or you can start with a cocktail! Who in their right mind would say "no" to a bacon martini?

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Pumpkin-bacon ice cream

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Pumpkin-bacon ice cream

Since summer is just around the corner, let's all indulge in this pumpkin-bacon ice cream.

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Squash with bacon

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Squash with bacon

Summer squash, pumpkin, butternut squash... Any will work in this squash with bacon recipe.

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Bacon-topped flatbread

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Bacon-topped flatbread

I think the kids in particular will delight in this bacon-topped flatbread.

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Bacon cheeseburger

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Bacon cheeseburger

Well, let's all say it together: Summer isn't summer without a bacon cheeseburger.

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Bacon-wrapped chicken

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Bacon-wrapped chicken

Your typical weeknight dinner just got a whole lot more exciting with bacon-wrapped chicken.

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Bacon-sausage pancakes

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Bacon-sausage pancakes

I absolutely love these bacon-sausage pancakes for an easy breakfast on a stick.

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Bacon-brisket sandwich

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Bacon-brisket sandwich

A two-in-one leftovers idea! This bacon-brisket sandwich is absolutely amazing.

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Bacon, jam and havarti

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Bacon, jam and havarti

Sometimes you just want a simple snack, like this bacon, jam and havarti sandwich.

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Biscuits with bacon

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Biscuits with bacon

Is this a snack? Is this breakfast? Really, these biscuits with bacon are just delicious.

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Bacon-potato casserole

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Bacon-potato casserole

Who doesn't love a casserole? And a bacon-potato casserole is even better!

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Lamb and bacon pita

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Lamb and bacon pita

This lamb and bacon pita sounds pretty much like the perfect summer lunch to me.

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Bacon-chicken bites

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Bacon-chicken bites

Want a new spin on an appetizer? I'm in love with these bacon-chicken bites.

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Bacon-jalapeño poppers

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Bacon-jalapeño poppers

Snacking is always a pleasure when you make these bacon-jalapeño poppers.

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Bacon omelet muffins

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Bacon omelet muffins

If you love breakfast, then put a new spin on it with these bacon omelet muffins.

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Drunken beans and bacon

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Drunken beans and bacon

These drunken beans and bacon would make a great side dish or one-pot dinner.

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Bacon mac and cheese

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Bacon mac and cheese

It's bacon mac and cheese. Do I really need to say more?

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Bacon and tomato tart

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Bacon and tomato tart

This simple bacon and tomato tart would be fantastic with fresh farmers market tomatoes.

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Scallops with bacon

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Scallops with bacon

This fresh scallops with bacon dish is what summers are made of for me.

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Sweet potato and bacon

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Sweet potato and bacon

Don't you just want to indulge in this sweet potato and bacon when football season starts?

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Bean and bacon soup

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Bean and bacon soup

This simple bean and bacon soup makes for a great weeknight dinner.

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Bacon frittata

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Bacon frittata

This sweet potato and bacon frittata is so versatile that I'd have it for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

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Candied bacon

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Candied bacon

Because no one's ever going to argue when you serve up some bacon for dessert.

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Bacon chipotle chocolate truffles

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Bacon chipotle chocolate truffles

For when you need to tell that special someone, "I love you… almost as much as I love bacon."

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Boozy maple-bacon doughnut milkshake

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Boozy maple-bacon doughnut milkshake

Don't knock this big bacon-y masterpiece until you've tried it.

Originally published April 2015. Updated June 2016.

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