Hot Bacon Dressing

Hot Bacon Dressing


"This is a recipe that my great grandmother made. You can serve this over cucumbers, cabbage or dandelion greens."


28 m servings 277 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 277 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 12.6 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.6g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 379 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sugar, cornstarch and salt, and slowly pour in water and vinegar, whisking constantly.
  3. In a medium skillet, add the crumbled bacon and pour the vinegar mixture over it. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.
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I am the same way. I work at an applebee's and we have a hot bacon dressing to die for and after searching for anything remotely close and coming up with nothing, I came across this recipe. I ju...

Yummy dressing. I thought it might be a bit too sweet so I cut the sugar to 1 cup and doubled up on the bacon. Perfect! Thanks Mary.

After trying several Hot Bacon Dressing recipies over the past few months, I think we finally found a winner! My husband loved the flavor, and I was happy with the ingredient list and ease of p...

This is a very tasty dressing and I served it over spinach salad. My family said it was a keeper. I changed a couple things as I was making this recipe. I only used 3/4 cup sugar and added 2 tbs...

Delicious! The only thing I do different it cut up the bacon before I fry it. That way I don't have to crumble. It seperates as it fries and the quality is much better!

Oh so good! I cut back on the sugar a bit and just stirred until I was happy with the consistency. This is terrific on spinach salad!

I found that the recipe wasn't specific enough and didn't explain when to stop reducing. I ended up with bacon caramel. It might have been me being a twit, but I usually don't have trouble doing...

I have finally found the recipe I have been looking for. My Grandparents always made this every spring with dandelion, but no one has ever written it down. Thank you!

As a restaurant owner/chef I can tell you that this is a recipe easily done to your taste. I use 1/2 cup Splenda and one Tbl. of sugar, as we have high risk for diabetes. It's ok to sprinkle pre...