25 Most Surprising Ways To Use Bacon That You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Do you love bacon? If you read the title of this article, and you clicked the link, we can only assume that you are a devoted bacon lover. What is more, you want to enhance your inner bacon! (Or, you just want a few simple recipes that involve bacon. Either way is cool with us.)

Bacon is the cornerstone of many breakfasts and lunches – from the popular pancakes and bacon to the famous BLT sandwiches. Did you know, though, that bacon can actually help your health? Or that you can make a candle that smells just like bacon?

If you are curious about some interesting things you can do with this wonder food, keep reading. You’ll discover the 25 Most Surprising Ways To Use Bacon.

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Bacon Muffins

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Muffins are a great invention. They are considered a breakfast food, but they are also a dessert.

What?! Dessert for breakfast? And now mixed with bacon. Delight!

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Bacon’d Parm Popcorn

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If you’re looking for a good movie night snack, you may want to consider Bacon’d Parm Popcorn.

You cook it the same way you would cook regular popcorn, except you use bacon grease instead of regular oil.

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Bacon Flavored Tortilla "Toast"

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Here’s a homemade recipe. Use an ample amount of bacon fat to coat a pan. Then add a pre-dusted tortilla with paprika and other seasonings.

Cook the tortilla until it’s nice and crispy. Enjoy a great snack, and save some money too. You can also use chopped slices of bread in the same way for homemade bacon croutons.

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Bacon Gum

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Now they’ve thought of everything. You can find bacon-flavored bubble gum on the market.

Now you can enjoy the sweet taste of bacon and not have to do any cooking. Don’t swallow it though. It’s still gum.

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Bacon for a Longer Life

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It’s true. You can live longer by eating bacon. This discovery was made by researchers at ETH Zurich.

Bacon has tons of niacin in it, which helps lower levels of “bad” cholesterol in the blood. However, like any food (even ones that are beneficial), it’s probably best not to eat a pound in one sitting.

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