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Bacon Fudge Bars

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Live on the edge! This adventurous recipe adds the craveable flavor of sticky sweet candied bacon to rich chocolate marshmallow fudge.
  Bacon strips slices 10
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For fudge sauce
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  White sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Evaporated milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
  Semisweet baking chocolate squares 12
  Marshmallow creme 7 Ounce

1. Line a 4 ½-inch x9-inch loaf pan with foil or baking paper, extending the foil over edges of pan.

For Candied Bacon:
2. Generously coat bacon strips with brown sugar. Place them on a baking sheet.
3. Pop the baking sheet in a cold oven and turn the temperature to 350 degree F. Bake for about 20-30 minutes or until caramelized and crisp.
4. On a foil lined baking sheet, transfer the candied bacon strips and let cool.
For Fudge:
5. In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar, butter, and evaporated milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 4 minutes or until a candy thermometer reads 234 degree F, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
6. Add vanilla, chocolate, and marshmallow crème. Stir until completely blended and chocolate is melted.
7. Arrange 2 strips of candies bacon in the bottom of lined baking pan, and top with ¼ of the fudge. Repeat with 3 more layers of bacon and fudge. Top fudge with 2 remaining strips of candied bacon. Cover and refrigerate until firm.
8. Carefully lift fudge out of the baking pan and slice into ½-inch slabs.

9. Serve and enjoy!

Things You Will Need
4 ½-inch x9-inch loaf pan
Foil or baking paper

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Have you ever tried Bacon Fudge Bars? It might sound weird unless you watch this video and find out yourself. This is one of the most rustic fudge bars you would have ever come across. The crispness and saltiness of bacon taste amazing with the chocolate. Try it out!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 331 Calories from Fat 102

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.7%

Saturated Fat 6.8 g34.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 27.6 mg9.2%

Sodium 99.2 mg4.1%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.06 g0.26%

Sugars 54 g

Protein 2 g3.2%

Vitamin A 5.8% Vitamin C 0.34%

Calcium 3.1% Iron 0.34%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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