Easy Bacon Butter Spread Recipe

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Easy bacon butter spread recipe – creamy rich compound butter loaded with crunchy bacon bits for a to die for delicious spread you’ll want to put on everything!

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If you’ve never had bacon butter, you’re in for a treat.

This delicious rich spread is amazing over breads and vegetables – or anything you’d like to load up with buttery bacon flavor.

This spread is keto, can be built upon with your favorite herbs and spices, and delivers on flavor!

Try this bacon butter spread over pork tenderloin or air fryer french fries, slater it on roasted potatoes, serve with ribeye roast or prime rib, top air fryer steak or ribeye steaks with it – or toss in easy sauteed mushrooms!

We hope you love this recipe as much as we do.

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What is Bacon Butter?

Bacon butter is compound butter, loaded with crunchy bacon bits and a little bacon grease.

Bacon butter is a rich, creamy spread that is great on toast, vegetables, flatbread, pizzas, potatoes – the sky is the limit!

You can use bacon butter on anything you’d like to add more buttery bacon flavor to.

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Keto Bacon Butter Spread

This recipe is naturally low carb and keto compliant – you don’t need to make any modifications to this dish to keep within your macros.

Be sure to look for keto side dishes, keto breads, and meats to serve with this spread

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Other Bacon Recipes

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What to Serve With Bacon Butter

Bacon butter is delicious on potatoes, steak, artichokes, pork tenderloin, chicken thighs, and even broccoli – but it’s also delicious slathered over bagels, english muffins, or a delicious crusty bread!

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Recipe FAQs

Is bacon butter keto?

This bacon butter is 100% keto – you just need to watch what you spread it on. Potatoes and gluten bread are out, but this butter is amazing on keto bread, broccolini, keto dinner rolls, and more!

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Easy Bacon Butter Spread Recipe

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Easy Bacon Butter Spread Recipe

Yield: 3/4 Cup butter
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Cooling Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Easy bacon butter spread recipe - creamy rich compound butter loaded with crunchy bacon bits for a to die for delicious spread you'll want to put on everything!


  • ½ pound bacon
  • 2 tablespoons bacon grease
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste or minced garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt, plus more to taste


  1. Cook the bacon until crisp and transfer to a paper towel lined plate to cool for about 20 minutes.
  2. Reserve 2 tablespoons of bacon grease for the recipe.
  3. Add the cooled bacon, bacon grease, softened butter, garlic, and spices to a food processor and pulse until fully combined.
  4. Enjoy immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 5 days in the refrigerator or 1 month in the freezer.


  • Ground black pepper may be used if you don’t have white.
  • Letting the butter chill for a few hours before enjoying lets the flavor build.

Nutrition Information
Yield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 275Total Fat 26gSaturated Fat 12gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 12gCholesterol 62mgSodium 680mgCarbohydrates 1gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 10g

Nutrition is automatically calculated by Nutritionix - please verify all nutrition information independently and consult with a doctor or nutritionist for any and all medical and diet advice.

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