Candied bacon fried apples that are such a great Summer side. They are easy to make and great for breakfast or a snack. Ok you guys, these candied bacon fried apples are SUPER easy and couldn’t be more tasty.
I love that our candied bacon fried apples work well as a quick and tasty breakfast or make a great snack. The bacon gives them that delicious smoky flavor while the apples are tart and a bit crisp. The cinnamon and sugar warms this dish and makes it feel like the perfect end to any meal or start to any day.
This candied bacon fried apples recipe came about because I remembered the delicious warm, fried apples my mom used to make for me. I always thought it was a fun breakfast when my mom made them.
By adding the candied bacon, I thought this dish would become a bit more refined and suit both the kiddos needs and make mama’s tastebuds dance. It definitely did! You can even take it up another notch by using this maple bacon recipe. What is a breakfast you remember from your childhood?
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Candied Bacon Fried Apples
- 2 crisp granny smith apples
- 4 slices of thick cut nitrate-free bacon plus reserved bacon grease
- 1 tsp. cinnamon roll
- 1 tsp. sugar
- Chop the apples into 1" cubes. Fry the bacon in a pan then set aside and leave grease in the pan. Toss apples into the hot grease. Sprinkles with cinnamon and sugar. Cook 3-5 minutes or until softened but still a bit crisp. Be sure to toss continually. Crumble or chop the bacon and add back into the pan. Serve warm.