Easy Bacon Butter Spread

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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!

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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

We have a major thing for bacon here – we hope you love our delicious bacon-packed recipes as much as we do!

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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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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!

Can you Freeze Bacon Butter Spread?

Yes! Since it is salted you can freeze it for up to a year.

How long does this bacon butter spread last in the refridGERATOR?

This spread will last up to one month in the fridge. Freeze any excess to keep it good for up to a year!

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Easy Bacon Butter Spread

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!
Course Appetizers
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon, butter, compound butter, keto spread, spread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 3 /4 Cup butter
Calories 275kcal
Author Courtney O’Dell

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

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

Notes

  • 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

Serving: 1g | Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 680mg

About Courtney

Courtney loves to share great wine, good food, and loves to explore far flung places- all while masting an everyday elegant and easy style at lifestyle blog Sweet C’s Designs. Sweet C's devoted to finding the best food and drinks you'll want to make or find, around the world!

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2 Comments

  1. Kaitlin Pask says:

    How can you store this and how long is the shelf life?

    1. Katherine says:

      It will stay good for us to one month in the refrigerator. You can freeze it for up to one year without compromising texture or flavor.