Bacon makes everything better, even brownies. This recipe is courtesy of Recipes Every Man Should Know a fabulous new book by San Diego Food Blogger, Susan Russo. A man can certainly handle making this divine dessert.
I went to the grocery store and bought the bacon brownie ingredients below. Whipped cream is not pictured, I must have tossed it in the fridge already. I splurged for thick cut bacon and cooked it until super crispy.
Making brownies out of a box is easy. I haven’t done it in ages. Add chopped bacon.
Bake according to box directions. Splash a generous amount of caramel sauce on top, whipped cream and bacon sprinkles. As Susan says, “Await praise.” These are SO good.
For organized directions, you’ll have to pick up a copy of the book. Here’s what else I like about Recipes Every Man Should Know: There are tips regarding tools you should have in your kitchen, carving a turkey, a hangover cure, and an explanation of cooking terms.
The recipes are simple, well explained, and have serious flair. They span from grilled vegetables to jambalaya to delicious pancakes. I would be extremely impressed if anyone cooked these dishes for me.
This is a perfect gift for a college graduate, single guy or any guy who wants to learn how to cook. I like the book too! You could whip up a killer Super Bowl party with the Beer, Bacon and Bar chapter. Think Bacon Guacamole.