Taste of Home - Chocolate Covered Bacon

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everyone should experience this once. the almonds and toasted coconut are my fav.
12 thick slices of bacon
12 12inch wooden skewers
6oz white candy coating, chopped
1 c chocolate chips
1 Tbsp shortening
optional toppings: chopped dried apple chips, apricots, crystallized ginger, finely chopped pecans, finely chopped pistachios, toasted coconut, brown sugar, cayenne pepper, etc
1. Thread each bacon strip onto a wooden skewer. Place on a  rack in a large baking pan. Bake at 400 for 20-25 minutes or until crisp. Cool completely.
2. In a microwave, melt candy coating. Stir until smooth. Combine chocolate chips and shortening. Melt in a microwave and stir until smooth.
3. With pastry brushes, coat bacon on both sides with melted coatings. Top each strip as desired. Place on waxed paper lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until firm. Store in the refrigerator.

Janice Cook

Member since Jan 2010

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