This week is Bacon Week at Tropicana in Atlantic City (March 19-25). In honor of this, we found some of the most interesting recipes using bacon!


  • 1

    Bacon Brownies

    Bacon...good! Brownies...good! If you've ever tried bacon covered in chocolate this might be for you. If you've never had bacon covered in chocolate, you're really missing out and you should probably try this. Recipe here.

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  • 2

    Apple Pie Bacon Grilled Cheese

    First of all, did you know that there is something called apple pie bacon? I need to find this. If you are into the sweet and savory thing this is right up your alley. Recipe here.

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  • 3

    Spring Salad

    Sounds healthy right? This salad is mostly comprised of broccoli, but don't let that fool you. This recipe also calls for 12 pieces of bacon. Recipe here.

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  • 4

    BBQ Bacon Ranch Dip

    This is America and we love ranch dressing. We put that stuff on and in everything. This is American and we love BBQ and bacon. This is the perfect trio. Recipe here.

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  • 5

    Avocado Bacon Soup

    If you are feeling trendy you can always reach for those avocados. You know the ones you bought yesterday that weren't ripe yet, but now are about to spoil? I feel like this soup would taste really good and refreshing cold too. Recipe here.

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  • 6

    Bacon-Cheddar Grits

    My mouth is watering and my stomach is growling right now. They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so start it off with something hardy. Recipe here.

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  • 7

    Bacon & Waffle Cone Maple Rice Krispie Treat

    Yes it's a mouthful to say, but it looks absolutely delicious. I've seen many foods mixing bacon and maple syrup, but add in waffle cones and Rice Krispie treats! This is a sugar rush I welcome. Recipe here.

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  • 8

    Bacon and Asparagus Breakfast Pizza

    Here in New Jersey we take our pizza very seriously. Now, I don't know if I would consider this pizza. That's a whole different article, what is and isn't pizza. If you are willing to try different forms of pizza you might want to check this out. Recipe here.

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  • 9

    Salted Caramel and Candied Bacon Ice Cream

    This recipe is a bit more involved than the others, but if you are more adventurous this might turn out pretty good. It requires homemade ice cream, which I've heard isn't that hard. Recipe here.

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    Putting bacon in other foods and concoctions is all good, but nothing will beat the taste of crispy bacon all by itself. Fry it or bake it. Enjoy!

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