Bacon-Hazelnut Hot Chocolate with Sugared Bacon and Smoked Marshmallows

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Appears in
The Bacon Bible

By Peter Sherman and Stephanie Banyas

Published 2019

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Okay, admittedly, I have gone a little bacon crazy with this one, and yes, you could just use one of these bacon preparations and still have a mighty fine cup of hot chocolate. But, if you are up for it, give the full recipe a try, just once. You will never go back to the hot chocolate of your childhood.


For the Sugared Bacon

  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 4 thin slices bacon
  • ¼


Make the sugared bacon: Combine the oil and bacon in a small sauté pan over medium heat and cook until the bacon is golden brown and crispy, about 8 minutes. Remove to a plate lined with paper towels and let cool for about 5 minutes. Save the rendered bacon fat for another use.

In a mini-prep or food processor, combine the bacon and sugar and process