You”re not imagining it: bacon has officially taken over. Love it or hate it, there”s no hiding from it. From bacon-flavored bubble gum to bacon-scented cologne, there are plenty of bacon-centric items you could buy for the meat lover in your life. But did you know you can also make some amazing crafts, drinks, desserts, and more with bacon at home? Check out these 15 amazing bacon DIYs below.
1. Bacon-Infused Vodka
This infused booze makes for a tasty Bloody Mary.
2. Whiskey, Caramel, Marshmallow, and Bacon Bark
Just looking at these homemade candy bars makes me drool. Get the recipe here.
3. Bacon Salt
This salt is the easiest way to put bacon on everything you eat. Jackpot.
4. Bacon Dog Biscuits
Eat the bacon yourself, and use the drippings for these dog biscuits. Everyone wins.
5. Bacon Butter
Spread this bacon butter on a cornbread muffin (or, you know, anything) for a unique dinner roll.
6. Bacon-Scented Candle
If you want your house to always smell like bacon, here”s how to make this candle with leftover grease.
7. Bacon-Peanut Caramel Corn
Bacon and peanuts have protein in them, so this mix is basically health food, right?
8. Bacon Chocolate Cookies
This salty-sweet mix is a match made in cookie heaven.
9. Bacon Pancake Sticks
What more could you want for breakfast than a pancake with a piece of bacon inside of it?
10. Bacon Bouquet
Nothing says, “I love you” more than a bouquet of bacon.
11. Bacon Jam
Now you can spread your bacon on toast for breakfast in the morning. Get the recipe here.
12. Bacon-Infused Bourbon
That is quite possibly the most delicious looking drink I”ve ever seen. Learn how to make it here.
13. Maple-Candied Bacon
You can even have bacon for dessert with this recipe.
14. Bacon Cinnamon Rolls
There”s no doubt these rolls are tasty, but you may want to watch how often you indulge, for the sake of your health.
15. Bacon Cups
Serve appetizers in bacon cups and your guests can eat their bowls!
I want a bacon-infused Bloody Mary ASAP. I”m not sure how I feel about that bacon candle, but it could be worth a try. Which one had you drooling?