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Sweet Treats with Bacon

Make dessert better with bacon! Combine salty and sweet flavors in cupcakes, ice cream sandwiches, chocolate-covered bacon and more recipes.

Dark Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes

These adventurous cupcakes were a challenge by friends that turned into a great success. Use extra-smoky bacon to really get the salty, rich flavor. —Sandy Ploy, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin

Chocolate-Covered Bacon

A hit at state fairs everywhere, make this salty-sweet concoction at home. Some say bacon can't get any better, but we think chocolate makes everything better! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

The Elvis Ice Cream Sandwich

Hearken back to the days of the King of Rock and Roll with this creamy concoction that combines peanut butter, bananas and bacon. —Steven Schend, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Bacon Cinnamon Buns

I absolutely love bacon! I also love recipes that blend sweet and savory flavors, so I put chopped bacon in traditional cinnamon buns for a finger-licking-good combination. —Danielle Williams, Newport, Rhode Island

French Toast Cupcakes

Sometimes I crumble a few slices of bacon and sprinkle over top of these freshly-iced cupcakes. This delicious combination tastes like Sunday Brunch in cupcake form. —Jenny Weaver, Glendale, Arizona

People Party Mix

Sweet, salty and crunchy…and all flavored with peanut butter. This treat is sure to be snatched up quickly. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Maple-Walnut Coffee Cake

Wake up the sleepyheads in your household with this moist, tender coffee cake that’s both sweet and savory. Bacon and nuts in the crumbly topping blend with flavors of maple, nutmeg and cinnamon. Yum! —Angela Spengler, Clovis, New Mexico

Bacon Baklava

Who says bacon can't be dessert? One bite of this surprisingly good Bacon Baklava will convert any naysayers. —Preci D'Silva, Dubai, United Arab Emerates

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