Almond & Candied Chocolate Bacon

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Prep Time: 15 Mins.
  • Cook Time: 30 Mins.
  • Thick-cut candied bacon is half-dipped in chocolate and rolled in almonds.  


  • 1 pound thick cut bacon
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 16 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup Fisher® Whole Almonds


  1. Prepare the candied bacon:  Combine brown sugar and black pepper in bowl.
  2. Sprinkle sugar/pepper mixture onto baking sheet.
  3. Press each strip of bacon in brown sugar on both sides and arrange on parchment lined baking tray.
  4. Bake at 350°F for 10 to 15 minutes until bacon is browned.
  5. Allow to cool 3 minutes on tray. Transfer to wire rack to cool.
  6. Complete the dish: Toast almonds: Place almonds on a sheet tray and bake at 350°F for 5 to 7 minutes, until almonds are lightly browned.
  7. Coarsely chop or pulse toasted almonds in food processor.
  8. Melt chocolate chips using double boiler.
  9. Dip each piece of cooled candied bacon into chocolate and then immediately into almonds, coating about 1/2 of each piece. Lay on parchment and allow chocolate to harden.

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