This recipe for the Best Bacon Butter is divine! We have used it on anything and everything that you use butter with! You are only limited by your imagination! Think about it! Eggs, popcorn, potatoes, steak and sandwiches! The possibilities are endless!
We always have some of The Best Bacon Butter in our fridge. Just in case we are in the mood for some late night grilled cheese! What a difference this bacon butter makes! This recipe should be on every bacon lover’s bucket list!
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The Best Bacon Butter
- 1 pound bacon, chopped into 1/2 inch sized pieces
- 1/2 cup onions, diced
- 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
- 1 pound butter, room temperature
- 1 tablespoon liquid honey -
- 1/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced and chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper -
In a large skillet, over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove cooked bacon from skillet and allow to drain on paper towel. Reserve a few tablespoons of bacon fat in your skillet to cook the garlic and onions. Add onions to your hot skillet and cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Add garlic and cook for another minute or two. Remove from heat and set aside to allow to cool completely to room temperature.
In a medium sized bowl, using a handheld or stand mixer, whip butter until very soft, about 5 minutes. Add onions, garlic and bacon. Mix until incorporated. Stir in honey, green onions and pepper. Ideally, place into a container with a lid for easy access. This butter can be stored in your refrigerator for at least 1 week. Serve on sandwiches, popcorn, eggs, potatoes or beef or anything else you use butter for.