Homemade Bacon bits (Kirkland Bacon crumbles copycat)
Learn to make this all time favorite bacon bits in the comforts of your home. Nothing tastes better than homemade for a fun sprinkle on your salads, compound butter and dips.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Stove top Method:
Cut bacon into small pieces.
Fry in a cast iron enameled skillet/ braiser till crispy.
Transfer to a paper towel lined plate absorb the oil. Use immediately or store for later.
Arrange bacon on cooling rack placed on a baking sheet.
Bake at 400 F for 15-20 mins or to desired crispiness.
Let it cool then pulse a few times in a food processor.
Air Fryer method:
Place bacon in the air fryer basket. You need to work in batches.
Air fryer bacon for 7-8 mins at 400 F flipping half way through.
Let it cool then pulse a few times in the food processor.
- Don’t over crowd the pan or air fryer. See blog post for more tips.