Maple and Chocolate Bacon Dessert of the Gods

Maple and Chocolate Bacon: Dessert of the Gods

If loving bacon is wrong, we don’t want to be right. If you feel the same way, our Maple and Chocolate Bacon may be exactly the crazy kind of dessert recipe you’ve been looking for. There’s nothing low-fat, low-cal or low-sugar about this unusual treat. We certainly can’t call it healthy, but hey, it is dessert after all. At least it’s gluten- and carb-free. We do suggest using only uncured, nitrate-free bacon to avoid eating the carcinogenic preservatives found in some heavily processed types of bacon.

Use this Maple and Chocolate Bacon as a sweet and salty topping for other baked goods like doughnuts, pancakes or waffles, or enjoy as is for a high-protein candy break.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10 - 12
Calories 282 kcal


Maple and Chocolate Bacon—It’s Dangerously Easy to Make!

  • 1 lb. thick-cut uncured bacon
  • Wooden skewers

Chocolate Sauce:

Maple sauce:


  1. Soak wooden sewers in water for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Thread bacon onto skewers and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes or until bacon is crispy but not overdone. Place on paper towels and allow to cool slightly.

Chocolate Sauce:

  1. Place all ingredients in a double boiler on low. Whisk ingredients until melted and combined.

Maple Sauce:

  1. Place all ingredients in a double boiler on low. Whisk until coconut oil is melted and all the ingredients are mixed and the sauce is smooth. If too thick, add more milk 1 teaspoon at a time.
  2. Dip a fork into the chocolate sauce and drizzle over the bacon. Use as much or as little as you like. Repeat the same process with the maple sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Maple and Chocolate Bacon: Dessert of the Gods
Amount Per Serving
Calories 282 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 38%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 305mg 13%
Potassium 122mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Sugars 5g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 0.3%
Calcium 1.8%
Iron 1.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Tammie Burnsed

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Tammie is a freelance and creative writer who usually disparages the term “super food” but makes an exception for coconut oil. Her research for Coco Treasure has turned her into a verified coco-nut, and she’s made peace with that. Tammie lives in sunny California where she enjoys painting, writing and sharing all things beachy with her husband and two dogs.
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