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Homemade Bacon Bits

These homemade bacon bits are so easy to make! If you’ve never made them for yourself then you need to try this recipe. To be quite honest, it does feel a little strange calling this a recipe since there is only one ingredient. Can you guess what that ingredient is? Of course, you can! It’s bacon!

Homemade Bacon Bits

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Madison Course: Breakfast Recipes, Easy Recipes, Kid Friendly Recipes, Low Cost Recipes, Quick Recipes, Snack RecipesDifficulty: Easy
Servings

8

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 package pork or turkey bacon

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with foil and place bacon on the sheet.
  • Bake bacon for 17 to 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and drain between two layers of paper towels.
  • Use a food processor or a large knife to chop the bacon into bits.
  • Store in a freezer bag or a glass jar.

Notes

  • These can be frozen for up to 6 months.
  • These bacon bits can be used in salads, deviled eggs, baked potatoes, cornbread, etc.

You can use either pork bacon or Turkey bacon to make these yummy bacon bits. It’s entirely up to you. Making bacon bits is pretty self-explanatory. To make this recipe, you need 1 package of pork bacon or turkey bacon. First, start by preheating your oven to 375°F/190°C. Next, line a baking sheet with foil. This will make cleaning up so much easier! Place the bacon on the foil-lined baking sheet. Bake the bacon for 17 to 20 minutes. Since these strips are being turned into bacon bits, the crispier the better! Remove the bacon from the oven and drain it between two layers of paper towels. Use a food processor or a large knife to chop the bacon into bits. Store the bacon bits in a freezer bag or a glass jar. Now, you have your very own bacon bits in just about 20 minutes!

Have you ever made your bacon bits? If so, is this the way that you like to make them? If you have never made these, then now you can! No need to buy them from the grocery store. Jazz up your salads, deviled eggs, sandwiches, and even doughnuts and waffles with these delicious homemade bacon bits.

These Homemade Bacon Bits can be placed in a freezer bag and frozen for up to 6 months. Give these a try! If you are a bacon lover, then you will for sure enjoy these Homemade Bacon Bits. Hopefully, you enjoy this recipe and can make your Homemade Bacon Bits with ease! Happy Cooking!

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