Bacon in an form is pretty awesome, so why wouldn't chocolate covered bacon be just as awesome if not awesomer?

Step 1: Details, Ingredients and Assumptions

The idea here is to cook your bacon and get it onto skewers and drip it into the chocolate. For the sake of speed and ease I used chocolate flavored almond bark, it's simple to use and hardens up pretty fast.

Here's what you need:

1 pound of bacon (about 28 slices)
28 short bamboo kabob skewers
1/2 pound of chocolate flavored almond bark (or about)
wax paper


I'm assuming you have a coffee cup, frying pan and a microwave oven. I'm also assuming you know how to cook bacon.
I got some chocolate cover bacon at the state fair but was just drizzled with syrup. This looks much better. Also, how about skewering the bacon before cooking?
I tried that. The bacon needs to have complete contact with the frying pan to cook up nice and crispy. You could add oil and then it might work. Or maybe deep fry the bacon.
How about skewering it and then microwaving??
Not a big fan of microwaved bacon
little late, but cooking bacon in the oven is great! place a cooling rack on a baking pan and lay the bacon strips on it (after skewering even). All the fat drips into the pan and they're good and crispy! Plus, if you line the pan in foil there is very little cleanup! :D
That sounds good. what temp do you set the oven at <br>
Chocolate covered bacon?? You people will put anything in your mouth, think of your cholestrol!!
What do you mean &quot;you people&quot;? You making fun of the Irish?
Irish? Thought this was an American idea again. <br>No, got no probs with the Irish, love them. :o)
so when you assumed it was an american invention you were in uproar?<br>but upon discovering the origin was the irish, you make a clown nosed smiley face?
Ok mate this comment was left ages ago, get over it, I'm not here for a silly argument. I don't favour one country or race of people over another, just some of the foods Americans make are nauseating or seriously unhealthy, that's it
calm down man. just messin with you.<br>and trust me i know, as an american i have seen some nasty things here... such as a deep fried bar of ice cream..
bacon's one of the leanest cuts of meat out there... unless you also drink the fat...
Despite what 'doctors' tell you, your body CANNOT digest fat. You can ingest a whole bucket of the stuff and nothing happens.
which is why i mentioned it being lean... if as you assert that fat can't be digested, it's a grand idea, it's also totally irrelevant, if you drank the fat, as well as ate the meat, it'd no longer be lean.<br><br>my wording, is in response to the way the original comment was phrased, as if eating fat will raise cholesterol.
nom nom. bacon on a stick. Seems un-necessarily but eatin it on a stick in public could be fun. Maybe you could make bacon chocolate balls or something... the possibilities are endless.
adding a bit of water to the pan while cooking your bacon will help emulsify the fat gently and give you more evenly cooked and crispier bacon.<br><br>or... you can always deep fry it on the skewers.
Now let's make chocolate covered egg, and chocolate covered toast for the perfect breakfast!<br>
well if you hard boil the egg, peel it, and dip it in chocolate...
Guess what. I may try it. I will post an update if I do!
Please do. I recently left for Korea, so I don't have the tools needed for chocolate anything right now. I shall live vicariously through you.
But after all, what is the purpose? I could just buy a kinder surprise! Lol :-)
Eew? seriously, Chocolate covered bacon??? Id use that in my bathroom, but not for eating :( no offence
Wait what are you doing in your bathroom with bacon? Nevermind don't answer that.
don't knock it till you try it
I have a reputation in my family for being a good an innovative cook. There was a birthday party for a grandson, and since my son always has a lot of appetizers I made these and brought them. I had some sprinkled with chocolate buits, chopped craisins as with the person below and toasted pine nuts just for me. No one knew what they were (I wasn't telling) until they took there first bite, and they looked sheepishly around and took some more.
Love the sprinkle idea. Reminds me of chocolate-dipped pretzel sticks, only with bacon. Nice.
Chocolate bacon. In mai country we have chocolate beef. must be good with becon.
A friend was looking for something different for a cranberry recipe contest. I saw this and suggested she try it. She substituted ground up dried cranberries (crasins) for the sprinkles and won 2nd place! Thanks for the idea.
Wow! <br />From a distance, the intro picture looked a bit like brown rock candy. Note to self: bacon covered in sugar crystals might be excellent...
I made chocolate covered pork rinds 4a friend a couple months ago. Use Ghirardelli extra dark choc chips. Awesome!!!
Yes thank you!
Excellent, I really needed it
I love bacon and spinkles. =]
I made this last Christmas and gave it away with other chocolate covered things. It was a huge hit. I'll have to use the skewers this year.
Yes. Yes. Yes.<br>I love the random child face mug as well.
My mom gave me that mug.
Guys, I admit, I have never had &quot;sweet&quot; bacon before. Chocolate or sugar wise. How does it taste before I foul my tastebuds with grease and chocolate stains?
OMG! You are my newest hero! Keep the nutrition coming!

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