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99 Best Bacon Recipes

Looking to use up that extra bacon? There's nothing wrong with throwing it in a pan and frying up those extra rations of bacon, but the potential of this tasty ingredient is unlimited. Check out these baked, grilled, smoked, and braised bacon recipes to find some serious inspiration.

From staples like maple brown sugar bacon to ultimate game-day dip, bacon collard greens, and stuffed jalapenos, here are all of the bacon recipes you need to put serious flavor on the table.

Roasted Elk Jalapeno Poppers

Eva Shockey made wood-fired bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers even better by adding fresh strips of elk into the equation. Make sure to marinate the elk for at least 2 hours and up to overnight for best results.

Full Roasted Elk Jalapeno Poppers Recipe


Baked Maple and Brown Sugar Bacon

Your guests will go wild over this sweet, salty, and crispy treat, so make plenty. Leftovers are great on salads or just eaten as a snack.

Full Baked Maple and Brown Sugar Bacon Recipe


Bacon Jalapeño Chicken

To honor National Poultry Day, we’ve created a supercharged rotisserie-style chicken. This bird has savory bacon, butter, and jalapeños stuffed beneath the skin and roasting it on the Traeger will lock in the juices and encrust it with flavor.

Full Bacon Jalapeño Chicken Recipe


Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Bye bye boring. This potato salad is loaded with bacon, chives, and cheddar cheese for a creamy side of epic proportions.

Full Loaded Baked Potato Salad Recipe


Balsamic Brussels Sprouts With Bacon

Roasting these sprouts on a baking sheet at a high heat gives them a beautiful golden color. A light dusting of savory spices complements a splash of bright balsamic, and we've added bacon because, well, bacon makes everything better.

Full Balsamic Brussels Sprouts With Bacon Recipe

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Stuffed Jalapeños

These poppers will steal the spotlight in any game day spread. Our stuffed jalapeños are loaded with a creamy, cheesy center, offering just the right amount of heat, all wrapped up in crispy, salty bacon.

Full Stuffed Jalapenos Recipe


Nashville Hot Turkey Melt

Add some Nashville heat to your turkey leftovers. Biscuits are slathered with hot sauce then stacked with turkey, bacon, and melty pepper jack cheese.

Full Nashville Hot Turkey Melt Recipe


Braised Collard Greens and Bacon

An essential part of a traditional Southern feast, these collard greens are smoked before adding in Traegered bacon, ham, and all the fixings.

Full Braised Collard Greens & Bacon Recipe


Fired Cabbage with Bacon

Thinly sliced cabbage meets thick-cut bacon for this salty, savory southern-style side.

Full Fired Cabbage with Bacon Recipe


Roasted Hasselback Potatoes

Make a meal out of these potatoes. Hasselback-style potatoes are loaded with bacon and butter, then slow-roasted and topped with melted cheddar cheese and fresh scallions.

Full Roasted Hasselback Potatoes Recipe


Ultimate Game Day Dip

Kick off game day with the ultimate snack. This three cheese dip is elevated with wood-fired bacon, spiced with jalapeños and baked over mesquite wood for a dip your crowd will flip over.

Full Ultimate Game Day Dip Recipe


Yellow Layered Cake with Candied Bacon

This cake is far from ordinary and tastes extraordinary. Moist Traeger-baked yellow cake is layered with creamy chocolate frosting and topped with candied bacon. It's a sweet and savory flavor celebration.

Full Yellow Layered Cake with Candied Bacon Recipe


Smoked Sausage Roll

Spice up your day with one incredible fatty. It's a meaty sausage loaf with a jalapeño popper filling, all rolled in a bacon weave.

Full Smoked Sausage Roll Recipe


Baked Pear, Bacon & Brown Butter Stuffing

Sautéed sweet pears, salty bacon, and soft brioche make for the perfect stuffing, especially when drenched in brown butter and fired over maple hardwood.

Full Baked Pear, Bacon & Brown Butter Stuffing Recipe


Roasted Bacon Wrapped Beef Tenderloin

Anything that starts with bacon ends with happiness. These beef tenderloins are seasoned with our rich beef and coffee rubs, wrapped with thick-cut bacon and reverse seared over sweet cherrywood to medium-rare perfection.

Full Roasted Bacon Wrapped Beef Tenderloin Recipe


Skillet Buttermilk Cornbread

This cornbread bakes in a preheated cast-iron skillet on the Traeger. It cooks up sweet with a golden-brown crust. Keep it simple and rain dark Karo syrup on it or a sweet and savory side, or add bacon, cheese or jalapeos to give it a kick.

Full Skillet Buttermilk Cornbread Recipe


Roasted Green Beans with Bacon

This no-fuss recipe is a great side for any meal. Just toss all the ingredients together and lay them on a sheet pan for 20 minutes at 400˚F.

Full Roasted Green Beans with Bacon Recipe


Grilled Shrimp Brochette

Matt Pittman's recipe is combining two classic starters for one epic appetizer. Extra-large shrimp are stuffed with a jalapeño popper-inspired cheese & pepper combo, then wrapped in bacon, seasoned, and grilled till crispy.

Full Grilled Shrimp Brochette Recipe


Bacon Explosion

Double pork piled atop a hash brown haystack & peppered with peppers is hog heaven.

Full Bacon Explosion Recipe


Turkey Stuffing Bacon Balls

When your Thanksgiving feast has a cornucopia of leftovers, create these fun & delicious bacon-wrapped stuffing bombs.

Full Turkey Stuffing Bacon Balls Recipe


Baked Cornbread, Bacon, and Pecan Stuffing

You've never had a stuffing so rich with flavor. Cornbread is paired with the perfect amount of salty bacon, mixed with sage, rosemary, and parsley, finished with toasted pecans and baked until golden brown.

Full Baked Cornbread, Bacon, and Pecan Stuffing Recipe


Grilled Romaine Salad with Blue-Bacon Dressing

Everything is better cooked on the Traeger—and salad is no exception. Top your flavorful romaine with a creamy, savory homemade blue cheese & bacon dressing.

Full Grilled Romaine Salad with Blue-Bacon Dressing Recipe


Grilled Cabbage Steaks With Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Blow your taste buds away with this wood-fired take on grilled cabbage. Cabbage Steaks are grilled over cherry wood and drizzled with a melt-in-your mouth bacon vinaigrette.

Full Grilled Cabbage Steaks With Warm Bacon Vinaigrette Recipe


Baked Buffalo Chicken Dip

Give your game day crowd something to talk about. Chicken, cheese and buffalo hot sauce are baked until hot and bubbly and topped with blue cheese and bacon for the perfect shareable dip.

Full Baked Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

Baked Buffalo Chicken Dip

Strip Steak With Bacon-Onion Jam

Satisfy your sweet and salty craving by topping a smoky steak with our zesty bacon sauce.

Full Strip Steak With Bacon-Onion Jam Recipe


Stuffed To The Max Burgers

Our jaws have dropped to the max with this amazing Diva Q creation. Stuffed with bacon jam and cheese, this burger is going to be a mouthful, and comes straight from Diva's new cookbook, Diva Q's Barbecue.

Full Stuffed To The Max Burgers Recipe


Bacon Old-Fashioned Cocktail

An "Old-Fashioned" twist on a timeless classic. Bourbon approved and bacon-infused, you'll never go back to the old way.

Full Bacon Old-Fashioned Cocktail Recipe


Whiskey Bourbon BBQ Cheeseburger

Layer on the flavor with this booze-infused burger. Beef patties are sprinkled with brown sugar, hot sauce, and whiskey, cooked over hickory hardwood, then topped with crispy Traeger bacon, melty cheddar, and red onions.

Full Whiskey Bourbon BBQ Cheeseburger Recipe


Duck Poppers

Make your jalapeno poppers explode with flavor. Try adding duck breasts and bacon for a flavorful finger food that will wow your guests.

Full Duck Poppers Recipe


Smoked BLT Sandwich

Traeger smoked bacon, lettuce, and tomato. Pile this classic as high as you want and when in doubt, add more bacon.

Full Smoked BLT Sandwich Recipe


Baked Hatch Chile and Bacon Hot Dish

Get a load of this dish. This creamy casserole is as comforting as it is delicious, layered with bacon, chicken, tater tots with a hatch chile kick for a punch flavor in every bite.

Full Baked Game Day Hatch Chile and Bacon Hot Dish Recipe


Grilled Peanut Butter Burger

You heard us right. These burgers are slathered with a chipotle peanut butter mix and topped with crispy bacon and classic lettuce and tomato for a crazy delicious flavor combo.

Full Grilled Peanut Butter Burger Recipe


Everything Bagel Breakfast Strata with Bacon Bits

Amanda Haas brings a unique twist to this classic breakfast dish. Featuring everything bagels, melty cheese, and crispy bacon, this strata is as flavorful as it is filling.

Full Everything Bagel Breakfast Strata with Bacon Bits Recipe


Pig Candy

Diva Q's pig candy is what you get when you cross a pig with some sweet confections. This treat, which comes from Diva Q's Barbecue cookbook, is great to keep in the refrigerator for snack time but will be hard keeping around for long.

Full Pig Candy Recipe


Spicy Bacon Wrapped Grilled Chicken Skewers

Bacon deliciously enriches every dish and spicy chicken skewered and grilled to tender perfection is no exception.

Full Spicy Bacon Wrapped Grilled Chicken Skewers Recipe


Bacon Breakfast Sausage

Satisfy a pork craving with bacon & sausage by partnering them up for a zesty breakfast.

Full Bacon Breakfast Sausage Recipe


Baked Bacon Green Bean Casserole

Elevate the flavor of grandma’s green bean recipe with bacon. A spoonful of bacon makes the vegetables go down--easier.

Full Baked Bacon Green Bean Casserole Recipe

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Maple Bacon Pull Aparts

Rise and shine with bacon. These breakfast rolls are a whole lot of sweet with a dash of savory bacon on top.

Full Maple Bacon Pull Aparts Recipe


Bacon Wrapped Brisket with Mustard Slather

We've combined high flavor profile ingredients to indulge your savory addiction. The mustard slather tenderizes and the bacon smothers to create a spicy, crusted exterior.

Full Bacon Wrapped Brisket with Mustard Slather Recipe


Grilled Peach and Bacon Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Perfectly caramelized grilled peaches take this salad to the next level. The sweet fruit flavor melds with the savory bacon and feta cheese–all tossed in a maple curry vinaigrette.

Full Grilled Peach and Bacon Salad with Maple Vinaigrette Recipe


Bourbon Bacon Stuffing

Deck the halls with wood-fired aromas & take this delicious pork stuffing to every single holiday shindig.

Full Bourbon Bacon Stuffing Recipe


Smoked Cassoulet With Duck Confit

Slow smoked hearty cassoulet is comprised of white beans, herbs, bacon and sausage. Topped with crispy duck confit, this is one incredible French dish.

Full Smoked Cassoulet With Duck Confit Recipe


Scalloped Potatoes with Bacon & Chipotle Cream

Chipotle chiles add heat and zing to a traditional side dish. These thin-sliced spuds are packed with bacon, so they'll be gone as soon as you get them to the table.

Full Scalloped Potatoes with Bacon & Chipotle Cream Recipe


Smoky Pork & Bacon Burger

This double pork burger recipe is perfect your 4th of July cookout. Bacon makes everything taste amazing, but a burger without bacon is naked.

Full Smoky Pork & Bacon Burger Recipe


Grilled Bacon Dog

Come hungry for this one. Bacon-wrapped hot dogs are grilled and covered with onions, tomatoes, jalapenos, lettuce, BBQ sauce and doused with a creamy cheese sauce.

Full Grilled Bacon Dog Recipe


Smoked Maple Ice Cream with Candied Bacon

Sweet & salty treats are always a hit. Whip up this simple homemade ice cream recipe and smoke it on your Traeger. This salty maple bacon dessert is the perfect finale to a family BBQ.

Full Smoked Maple Ice Cream with Candied Bacon Recipe


Roasted Onion Bacon & Tomato Salad

Complement your main course with this crunchy side. Sweet onions are smoked over hickory then roasted till tender before getting tossed with lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber and crispy bacon, all tied together with a homemade vinaigrette.

Full Roasted Onion Bacon & Tomato Salad Recipe


Baked Bacon Caramel Popcorn

Snack on this sweet and salty treat. Our Bacon Caramel Popcorn is loaded with Traeger-grilled bacon and covered in a sweet caramel sauce with a kick of Kentucky bourbon.

Full Baked Bacon Caramel Popcorn Recipe


Grilled Frankfurter With Smoked Sauerkraut & Bacon

Pair this German frankfurter with your favorite German beer and sink your teeth into this tangy dog. This dog is grilled, loaded with a homemade sauerkraut, slathered with whole grain mustard and topped with bacon for a perfectly balanced bite.

Full Grilled Frankfurter With Smoked Sauerkraut & Bacon Recipe


Bacon Wrapped Turkey Legs

Colossal turkey legs aren’t just for the state fair, wood-fired turkey drumsticks are prefect for a backyard feast.

Full Bacon Wrapped Turkey Legs Recipe

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Bacon Wrapped Cheesy Malibu Chicken

Take your taste buds to a luau. These chicken roll-ups are stuffed with bacon, pineapple, & cheese then slathered in Kansas City BBQ sauce & grilled to perfection.

Full Bacon Wrapped Cheesy Malibu Chicken Recipe


Home-Cured Bourbon Bacon

This recipe will cure all of your bacon cravings once and for all. Next time you need to wrap something in savory bacon, you'll want the homemade stuff on hand.

Full Home-Cured Bourbon Bacon Recipe


Black Eyed Peas with Homemade Smoked Bacon

There's nothing better than bacon, unless it's homemade. These black eyed peas are mixed with thick-cut bacon, aromatic fresh herbs and the perfect amount of garlic for a dish worthy of celebration.

Full Black Eyed Peas with Homemade Smoked Bacon Recipe


Bacon Wrapped Cherry Tomatoes

This bite-sized appetizer is perfect for sharing. Serve it with balsamic vinegar for dipping at your next get-together.

Full Bacon Wrapped Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

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Bacon Wrapped Spatchcock Turkey

Wrap your turkey in a bacon blanket to layer on some serious flavor. Our Orange Brine and Turkey Rub kit makes this recipe simple and delicious.

Full Bacon-Wrapped Spatchcock Turkey Recipe


Banana Bacon Pancakes

Give your breakfast some sizzle with this delicious Traeger grilled bacon banana pancake recipe.

Full Banana Bacon Pancakes Recipe


Bacon Chili Cheese Dogs

Hot dogs are great. Chili Dogs are awesome. Bacon Chili Dogs are the pinnacle of human achievement. We start off by a making a bacon-based chili that is then put atop grilled hot dogs creating the ultimate chili dog.

Full Bacon Chili Cheese Dogs Recipe


Grilled Sugar Snap Peas and Smoked Bacon

Give your wood-fired eats a serious snap of flavor. Grilled sugar snap peas pair perfectly with smoky, sweet and salty bacon.

Full Grilled Sugar Snap Peas and Smoked Bacon Recipe


BBQ Pork Belly

Looking for a savory meat you can use with just about anything? This BBQ pork belly is seasoned with Traeger Pork & Poultry rub, salt, pepper, and roasted over applewood for a smokin' delicious protein.

Full BBQ Pork Belly Recipe


BBQ Baked Beans

We’re elevating a classic side dish and infusing it with our signature wood-fired flavor. This BBQ baked beans recipe is simple to make, and features smoky bacon, fresh onions, and bell pepper.

Full BBQ Baked Beans Recipe


Roasted Beet & Bacon Salad

Kick up your salad with crispy bacon and maple wood-roasted beets. Tossed together with walnuts, sweet pears, and avocado, this versatile salad makes the perfect side.

Full Roasted Beet & Bacon Salad Recipe


Bacon Tenderloin Twirls

Grillin' up some goodies for the game? Make these South Carolina double-wrapped pork twists for your fans. If the game's on, it's time to get your meat on.

Full Bacon Tenderloin Twirls Recipe


Lynchburg Bacon

Bacon like you've never had it - soaked in Tennessee's pride and joy, then dredged in a sweet-savory flour mixture, and baked on the Traeger.

Full Lynchburg Bacon Recipe


Roasted Cauliflower & Broccoli Salad with Bacon

Want to know the secret to a good salad? Just add smoky, wood-fired bacon to the mix. It’s what we’ve done with this roasted cauliflower & broccoli salad that you'll keep making again and again.

Full Roasted Cauliflower & Broccoli Salad with Bacon Recipe


Grilled Venison Burgers

Switch up your go-to burger recipe with a hearty venison patty. Stuffed with bacon and peppers, and finished with our Big Game Rub, you may never go back to beef again.

Full Grilled Venison Burgers Recipe


Traeger Cowboy Beans

Triple the meat = triple the flavor. Pork, chorizo, and bacon join forces for a hearty bean dish that’s cooked low n’ slow to perfection.

Full Traeger Cowboy Beans Recipe


Grilled Salmon Steaks with BBQ Corn Salad

Say goodbye to the same old salmon and hello to fresh flavor. Salmon steaks are cooked over high heat then topped with a black bean, bacon, and tomato grilled corn salad.

Full Grilled Salmon Steaks with BBQ Corn Salad Recipe


Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs

Everything is better with bacon. Take your dogs to to the next level with crispy bacon, melty cheddar cheese, and all your favorite toppings.

Full Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs Recipe


Bacon Weave Holiday Ham

If you dig pig on pork, this succulent heavenly ham will be a new Christmas tradition.

Full Bacon Weave Holiday Ham Recipe


Roasted Stuffed Turkey Breast

Skip the hassle of a whole bird and make things deliciously easy by rolling bacon, mushrooms, and bread crumbs into turkey breast before roasting.

Full Roasted Stuffed Turkey Breast Recipe


Bacon-Wrapped Skewers

Pork loin, chicken, and bacon -- it's a finger lickin', triple threat for carnivores far and wide. Load up your Traeger skewers and slide onto the bacon train, this pile of protein will start your week off right.

Full Bacon-Wrapped Skewers Recipe


Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich

We’re elevating everyone’s childhood favorite sandwich with bacon and our signature wood-fired flavor. Because at the end of the day, everything’s better with bacon in it.

Full Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe


Maple Bacon Donuts

Add this savory fall dessert to your spread of Halloween treats. We dare you to try and eat just one.

Full Maple Bacon Donuts Recipe

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BBQ Brown Sugar Bacon Bites

Everything’s better with bacon, and that goes for your holiday appetizers. This unique and easy to make BBQ Bacon Bites recipe will become a tradition in no time.

Full BBQ Brown Sugar Bacon Bites Recipe


Meaty Beer Beans

Hit potluck baked beans out of the park with these drunken, bacon-loaded beans. This savory side is full of so much flavor its almost a chili.

Full Meaty Beer Beans Recipe


Baked Eggs in Bacon Nest

Try out this perfect low carb grab and go breakfast. Bacon and eggs are given a new wood-fired meaning with this yolk worthy dish.

Full Baked Eggs in Bacon Nest Recipe


Meat Lover's Calzone with Smoked Marinara

Meat lovers rejoice. This epic calzone features pepperoni, Canadian bacon, and Italian sausage wrapped in homemade pizza dough with fresh marinara sauce and mozzarella.

Full Baked Meat Lover's Calzone with Smoked Marinara Recipe


Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Croutons

Bacon. Croutons. Brussels sprouts. Now that’s a salad we can support. This tasty recipe makes a great side dish or even a meal in itself.

Full Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Croutons Recipe


Bacon Weave Smoked Country Sausage

Everything's better with bacon and this dish is no exception. It looks impressive, but it's a breeze to make for family or friends.

Full Bacon Weave Smoked Country Sausage Recipe

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Grilled Sugar Snap Peas and Smoked Bacon

Give your wood-fired eats a serious snap of flavor. Grilled sugar snap peas pair perfectly with smoky, sweet and salty bacon.

Full Grilled Sugar Snap Peas and Smoked Bacon Recipe


Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon makes everything better. As dedicated bacon enthusiasts, we're working hard to test this hypothesis by wrapping everything in bacon before grilling it to crispy, salty perfection on the Traeger.

Full Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Recipe


Baked Breakfast Sausage Casserole

No more boring breakfasts. Wake up to wood-fired flavor with this sausage breakfast bake. Breakfast sausage, hash browns, bacon, bell peppers and cheese are topped with a smokin' egg mixture and baked until brown and bubbly.

Full Baked Breakfast Sausage Casserole Recipe


Dark Chocolate Brownies with Bacon-Salted Caramel

Go ahead and dive face first into this indulgent caramel, bacon, and chocolate brownie. We dare you to try not to eat the leftovers for breakfast. Wood-fired brownies taste divine.

Full Dark Chocolate Brownies with Bacon-Salted Caramel Recipe


Bagel Breakfast Sandwich

Eggs. Bacon. Cheese. Bagels. Start off the day in an oh so good way, with Traeger’s Bagel Breakfast Sandwich.

Full Bagel Breakfast Sandwich Recipe


BBQ Bacon Meatballs

Make your taste buds happy & chow down on these smoky bacon-wrapped flavor bombs at your next family get-together.

Full BBQ Bacon Meatballs Recipe


Smoked Bacon Cheese Ball

Our two favorite food groups: bacon and cheese. Get the party started off right with this savory appetizer.

Full Smoked Bacon Cheese Ball Recipe


Bacon Parmesan Popcorn

Think movie popcorn butter is the bomb? Try sizzling this snack in leftover bacon grease

Full Bacon Parmesan Popcorn Recipe


Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Bacon and shrimp were born to be together. For the perfect doneness, give bacon a head-start on the grill, then when it sizzles, wrap your shrimp and cook till crispy.

Full Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Recipe


Twice Baked Potatoes

These wood-fired spuds have it all: smoky bacon, melted cheese, and crisp chives, all piled atop puffy clouds of twice-baked potatoes.

Full Twice Baked Potatoes Recipe


Oysters Traegefeller

These are as rich as the New Orleans culture they come from and in the name of Rockefeller, we're bringing you smoky, wood-fired oysters, "Traegefeller". Greens, bacon, and cheese to name a few shell out ridiculous flavor.

Full Oysters Traegefeller Recipe


Traeger Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon

How do you make the perfect cut of beef better? Add bacon. We keep this recipe simple--a little garlic, a little butter, some salt and pepper, and you’ll be good to go.

Full Traeger Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon Recipe

Traeger Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon

Grilled Jalapeño Stuffed Bison Burger

A bacon-wrapped jalapeño popper stuffed inside a bison burger. You read that right. This is the definition of next level Traegering

Full Grilled Jalapeño Stuffed Bison Burger Recipe


Applewood Smoked Bacon

The Traeger Bacon 101 class is officially in session. Cure and slow smoke your way to homemade bacon goodness that will have you ditching the store-bought stuff for good. Plan ahead, the bacon takes 8 days to fully cure. Flip every 2 days for even curing.

Full Applewood Smoked Bacon Recipe


Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon & Marshmallows

This recipe combines the best of both worlds when it comes to potatoes. Sweet potatoes are prepared twice-baked-style and topped with a salty & sweet mixture of bacon bits and marshmallows for the ultimate fall side dish. Amanda Haas adapted this office cookoff-winning recipe for Traeger, giving them a kiss of added flavor that takes them to the next level.

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon & Marshmallows Recipe


Roasted Chicken with Wild Rice & Mushrooms

Break with your traditional chicken dinner in flavor of a wild rice, bacon & mushroom stuffed whole roasted chicken. It's guaranteed to be a crowd favorite.

Full Roasted Chicken with Wild Rice & Mushrooms Recipe


Baked Candied Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

For a decadent breakfast, serve these savory bacon cinnamon rolls. You'll keep coming back to this quick & easy recipe.

Full Baked Candied Bacon Cinnamon Rolls Recipe


Bacon-Wrapped Elk Steaks

For a savory addition to thick cut elk steaks, wrap that trophy meat in bacon. Bacon wrapped steaks are a delicacy that’s primed for date night.

Full Bacon-Wrapped Elk Steaks Recipe


Baked Bacon-Weaved Honey Bourbon-Glazed Meatloaf

Turn your old family meatloaf recipe way up with a blanket made of woven bacon. In addition to added flavor, the rendered bacon fat bastes to loaf as it cooks to lock in moisture.

Full Baked Bacon-Weaved Honey Bourbon-Glazed Meatloaf Recipe

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Baked Ziti With Bacon & Sausage

This traditional baked Italian pasta dish is filled with bacon and sausage in a homemade marinara sauce.

Full Baked Ziti With Bacon & Sausage Recipe

Bacon Burnt Ends

by Traeger Kitchen

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

4 Hr





Burnt ends are a Kansas City invention made from brisket. This recipe uses a similar technique but with slab bacon as the base for tasty treats with a salty, chewy twist that will wow anyone at your table. Traeger's Perfect Pork Rub is the perfect seasoning, giving these bacony bites a sweet but well-balanced flavor.

Nonstick cooking spray, for greasing
4 Poundslab bacon, cut in 1½-inch cubes
3 TablespoonTraeger Perfect Pork Rub
1 Cupapple juice
2 1/2 CupTraeger Apricot BBQ Sauce
3 Tablespoonunsalted butter
  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 225°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes. Lightly grease a wire rack with nonstick spray.

  • 2

    Place the bacon cubes in a large bowl and season with the Traeger Perfect Pork Rub. Toss to coat evenly.

  • 3

    Arrange the bacon cubes on the prepared wire rack, spacing ½ inch apart.

  • 4

    Place the rack on the grill grates. Close the lid and cook for 2½ hours until fat is beginning to render and edges are lightly browned.

  • 5

    Remove bacon from the grill and transfer to a 9”x13” baking dish. Pour the apple juice into the bottom of the pan and cover the pan tightly with foil.

  • 6

    Increase the Traeger temperature to 250°F. Place the baking dish on the grill grates. Close the lid and cook for 1 hour until burnt ends are tender.

  • 7

    Remove the baking dish from the grill, uncover, and pour off any liquid remaining in the dish. Add the Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce and butter to the dish and return to the grill. Close the lid and cook for 20 minutes, stirring halfway through, or until sauce has thickened and the bacon burnt ends are coated.

  • 8

    Remove the burnt ends from the grill and serve immediately. Enjoy!

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