Bacon Caramel Crunchies

July 23, 2014 1:33 am Published by Leave your thoughts


Bacon Caramel Crunchies

Looking for a nutty, chewy, bacony sweet dessert? Look no further! This fun recipe is easy to prepare with the kids this summer. Or take some on a camping trip or on the hiking trail. These nutty bars are a high-protein dessert snack that taste much better than traditional energy bars.


2 cups marshmallows
2 cups caramels
2 Tbsp. water
1 tsp. vanilla
2 Tbsp. butter
3 cups rice crispy cereal
1 cup peanuts
¾ cup pecan pieces
1 Tbsp. bacon grease
½ cup cooked bacon bits
melted chocolate (optional)


Melt marshmallows, caramels, butter, water and vanilla over low heat. Add peanuts, bacon bits, pecan pieces, and rice crispies. Pour into a 9 x 9 greased pan and press firmly into pan. Chill until set, cut into pieces and serve. If you want, you can add melted chocolate over the top before cutting.

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