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Bourbon Bacon Jam

Bourbon Bacon Jam. Those three words together are going to make you swoon. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

Bourbon Bacon Jam - this will make you swoon! Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

This is not only an amazing burger topping, but it’s also great served on your Charcuterie Board as an appetizer!

This all starts with bacon. A whole pound of it, cut into pieces and cooked until crispy brown.

Bourbon Bacon Jam - this will make you swoon! Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Then caramelized onions, cooked in the bacon drippings.

Bourbon Bacon Jam - this will make you swoon! Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

And then some goodies like bourbon and maple syrup.

Bourbon Bacon Jam - this will make you swoon! Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Bourbon Bacon Jam - this will make you swoon! Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Then it is finished in the food processor to make this into an amazing spread.

Bourbon Bacon Jam - this will make you swoon! Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Give this a taste, and your imagination will run wild.

Bourbon Bacon Jam - this will make you swoon! Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Add it to a burger and it instantly turns into a gourmet treat. Also – put this in your next grilled cheese sandwich. You will DIE!

Bourbon Bacon Jam - this will make you swoon! Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Bourbon Bacon Jam

Bourbon Bacon Jam - this will make you swoon! Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Bourbon Bacon Jam. Those three words together are going to make you swoon. Don't say I didn't warn you.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 c diced red onion
  • 1/3 c bourbon
  • 1/4 c real maple syrup
  • 1/4 c brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder

Instructions

  1. To begin, cut your bacon into 1 inch pieces.
  2. Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until it is golden and slightly crispy. You can do this in two batches if you need to.
  3. When the bacon is cooked, lift it out with a slotted spoon to a plate lined with paper towels.
  4. Drain of all but about 1 tablespoon of the bacon drippings, leaving all of the brown bits in the skillet.
  5. Add in the diced onion and cook on low heat until the onions are gorgeously caramelized, about 10-15 minutes.
  6. Add in the bourbon, maple syrup, brown sugar and chili powder. Return the bacon to the pan. Bring everything to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the liquid is reduced by half. Remove from heat.
  7. Pour the entire contents of the skillet into your food processor and pulse it a couple times to create a spreadable consistency.
  8. Use any way your imagination leads you.
  9. Store leftovers in an air tight container, in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

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7 thoughts on “Bourbon Bacon Jam”

  1. Question on the processing with Bourbon bacon jam. Would it be ok to can this using a canning pressure cooker? If ok for how long should I pressure it.
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