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    Chocolate Almond Bacon Bars

    Chocolate Almond Bacon Bars. Photo by sheepdoc

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    4 hrs

    3 hrs

    1 hrs

    sheepdoc's Note:

    From the in-flight magazine on Southwest Airlines. I used Ghiradelli 60% chocolate chips, Nestle white chips, and nestle semi-sweet chips. The oil in the coating seems weird and is hard to mix in but the end result was right for coating. The white chips were a mistake, didn't firm up. Because the white is runny, these have to stay in the freezer. I also used raw almonds, chopped, and toasted in the pan I cooked the bacon in. Kind of weird but definitely man-candy. Everything is better with bacon!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat 1 cup heavy cream almost to boiling.
    2. 2
      Melt dark chocolate in double boiler or microwave.
    3. 3
      Mix melted chocolate and cream. Stir in almonds.
    4. 4
      Pour mixture onto greased cookie sheet and freeze until firm.
    5. 5
      Fry bacon until crisp and chop finely.
    6. 6
      Heat 1/2 cup cream almost to boiling.
    7. 7
      Melt white chocolate in double boiler or microwave.
    8. 8
      Combine cream, melted chocolate, and bacon.
    9. 9
      Spread over dark chocolate layer.
    10. 10
      Place in freezer one hour.
    11. 11
      Cut bars to desired size and freeze.
    12. 12
      Melt semi-sweet chocolate in double boiler or microwave.
    13. 13
      Whisk in vegetable oil.
    14. 14
      Arrange bars on wire rack over pan and pour melted chocolate over to cover.
    15. 15
      Freeze before coating other side.
    16. 16
      Store in refrigerator.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 31, 2012

      55

      I made this recipe after finding the recipe while on a southwest air flight. Chocolate and bacon lovers should love this recipe. It is very creamy, covers the 3 chocolate flavours and melts in your mouth.

      I found the recipe to being a little time consuming with the steps involved and having to set the layers in the freezer. Definitely use parchment paper or plastic! I fried the bacon as directed and put it in a mini food processor to get the bacon finely chopped. NEXT time I will buy a large bag of real bacon bits and just fry them up a little. I found if you left the bars out of the freezer they got very messy, so I cut them in small pieces and just left them in the freezer until serving them in little paper candy holders. They are rich so you only need small pieces.

      They are soooo worth the trouble!

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    • on January 10, 2012

      I made this recipe too, and had the same problem with the white chips not setting. I used Ghiradelli White chocolate chips.

      After hours of freezing, the bars never quite got solid, but I was able to finally get them out of the pan. Next time, I will line the pan with plastic wrap first, so that they come out with less fuss.

      I did cut a few corners, so that might account for some of my problems - I melted the chocolate in the microwave, and forgot to heat the cream for the first layer, but it seemed to combine fine with the melting dark chocolate. Cooking all that bacon was a pain in the backside, next time I will buy the pre-cooked bacon (that won't set off my smoke detector!) OR I will use less bacon and sub in some pretzel pieces...

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Almond Bacon Bars

    Serving Size: 1 (1841 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 458.0
     
    Calories from Fat 395
    86%
    Total Fat 43.9 g
    67%
    Saturated Fat 20.5 g
    102%
    Cholesterol 39.0 mg
    13%
    Sodium 189.2 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 19.7 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 5.9 g
    23%
    Sugars 8.9 g
    35%
    Protein 8.5 g
    17%

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