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Do you want to add a unique twist to your next grilled masterpiece?

Look no further than this delicious bacon jelly recipe! Yes, you read that right – bacon jelly. It may sound unconventional, but trust me, this savory and sweet spread will take your grilling game to the next level.

Here are three reasons why you need to make this bacon jelly ASAP:

It's a crowd-pleaserΒ 

Let's face it, everyone loves bacon. And when you combine the crispy, salty goodness of bacon with the sweet and spicy flavors of peppers and sugar, you have a winning combination that will have your guests coming back for more.

It's versatile

This bacon jelly can be used in so many different ways. Spread it on toast for a delicious breakfast treat, use it as a glaze on pork chops or chicken, or even as a dip for crackers or veggies. The possibilities are endless!

It's easy to make

Don't be intimidated by the long list of ingredients – this bacon jelly is actually quite simple to make. Just cook up some bacon, combine it with the other ingredients in a saucepan, and let it simmer away. In no time, you'll have a jar of homemade bacon jelly that will impress all your friends and family.

Now, without further ado, here's the recipe:


  • 1 lb of bacon, diced
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup of jalapeno peppers, diced
  • 1/2 cup of red bell peppers, diced
  • 1/2 cup of green bell peppers, diced
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of liquid smoke
  • 2 teaspoons of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1 package of pectin
  • 4 cups of granulated sugar


  1. Preheat your grill or smoker to medium heat.
  2. In a large skillet or cast iron pan, cook the diced bacon until it is crispy. Remove the bacon from the pan and place it on a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess grease.
  3. In a large saucepan, combine the water, apple cider vinegar, jalapeno peppers, red bell peppers, green bell peppers, lemon juice, liquid smoke, sea salt, black pepper, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, and onion powder. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.
  4. Once the mixture has come to a boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together the pectin and sugar until well combined.
  6. Add the bacon to the saucepan with the pepper mixture and stir to combine. Then slowly whisk in the pectin and sugar mixture until it is fully incorporated.
  7. Turn the heat up to high and bring the mixture to a rolling boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minute, then remove from heat.
  8. Ladle the bacon jelly into sterilized jars and let cool to room temperature.
  9. Once cooled, store the jars in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

And there you have it, folks – the ultimate bacon jelly recipe! I hope you give it a try and discover just how delicious and versatile this spread can be. Don't forget to share your creations on social media and tag us in your posts – we'd love to see how it turned out for you!

So what are you waiting for? Fire up your grill or smoker, grab your ingredients, and start making some bacon jelly! Your taste buds will thank you.

But before you do, make sure to watch the video below for a step-by-step tutorial on how to make this delicious bacon jelly:

Make sure to keep those grills fired up, so that the flavor never goes down. Happy grilling!

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