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Chocolate-Covered Bacon

Chocolate-Covered Bacon

Chocolate-Covered Bacon


SERVINGS: 12 servings

PREP TIME: 20 minutes

TOTAL TIME: 1 hour


1 (1-pound) package HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Original Thick Cut Bacon
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 tablespoon shortening
½ cup finely chopped PLANTERS® Dry Roasted Peanuts


1.Heat oven to 400°F. Thread bacon strips, weaving back and forth, onto 16 (12-inch) soaked wooden skewers. Place on a rack in a large baking pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until crisp. Drain on paper towels; cool completely.
2.In microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Brush onto both sides of remaining bacon. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with peanuts.
3. Refrigerate until set. Store in refrigerator.