24 great gifts for the bacon lover in your life

Featured

Written by:

Over 268 million Americans consumed bacon in 2020, according to market research company Statista — which means there are officially quite a few bacon fans across the nation. If you know one of them, look no further for some quality bacon gifts. From prime slices to sizzling kitchen tools and cheeky novelty items,  celebrate grads or dads with these 25 gifts for bacon lovers. (Note: Prices subject to change.)

Image Credit: adogslifephoto / istockphoto.

1. Pig of the Month gourmet bacon gift basket

Shop now

______________________

SPONSORED: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

1. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn't have to be hard. SmartAsset's free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes.

2. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you're ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals get started now.

______________________

 

 

 

Price: $49.95

For lovers of both savory and sweet meat, this bacon gift basket from mail-order barbecue service Pig of the Month BBQ features one pound of cracked pepper and garlic bacon, one pound of chipotle bacon and one pound of applewood-smoked maple sugar bacon. Get your grub gift on. 

Image Credit: Amazon.com.

2.. ‘The Bacon Bible: More than 200 recipes for bacon you never knew you needed’

Shop now

Price: $35 for the hardcover version

This cookbook by Peter Sherman, owner of BarBacon, a bacon-themed gastropub in New York City, contains over 200 recipes for, you guessed it, bacon-infused meals. It also contains plenty of mouth-watering pictures of the eponymous product.  

Image Credit: Amazon.

3. Ayesha Curry bacon grease container

Shop now

Price: $14.99

Help a friend house their bacon byproducts in style with this enamel-and-steel container from Ayesha Curry Kitchenware. Its four-inch diameter advertises “ample storage volume for bacon grease.”

Bonus: Ayesha Curry kitchenware is a gift that gives back. The company supports “No Kid Hungry”, a national campaign dedicated to ending childhood hunger and poverty.

Image Credit: Amazon.

4.. Lodge cast iron grill pan

Shop now

Price: $24.99

An Amazon’s Choice for “best bacon skillet”, this 10.5-inch square grill pan is pre-seasoned to prevent food from sticking and outfitted with a removable red silicone hot handle holder. 

Image Credit: Amazon.

5. Bellemain bacon press

Shop now

Price: $18.90

This best-selling cast iron grill press can help home chefs evenly cook their bacon of choice in short order. Bellemain advertises cook times for bacon will shorten from eight to four minutes.

Image Credit: Amazon.

6. Prodigal Chef bacon rack

Shop now

Price: $22.77

If your bacon fan prefers to cook their slices in an oven, consider this non-stick bacon tool from Prodigal Chef, which includes a stainless steel wire rack and aluminum sheet pan so grease can drain and bacon stays crispy. 

Bonus: Prodigal Chef donates a portion of the proceeds to Chhem MERCY Orphanage in Cambodia through its partnership with non-profit MERCY Worldwide.

Image Credit: rez-art / istockphoto.

7. Progressive Prep Solutions microwavable bacon grill

Shop now

Price: $8.86

Busy bacon lovers can microwave up to six strips with this “Amazon’s Choice” microwavable bacon cooker, noted for its lack of grease splatter. 

Image Credit: Amazon.

8. Ceramic microwave bacon cooker


Shop now

Price: $44

This handmade mug from Etsy shop FollettePottery LLC doubles as a work and art and a microwave bacon cooker. Simply drape your strips over the cup’s rim and place in the microwave. The attached saucer catches the grease for less mess and crispy bacon. 

Image Credit: Etsy.

9. Bacon soap

Shop now

Price: $4.95

Celebrate the beauty of bacon with this best-selling, 5-ounce bar of soap from Etsy shop 60SquareFeetSoapShop. It looks and smells like the food in question. 

Image Credit: Etsy.

10. Bacon Buff subscription

Shop now

Price: Varies

Subscription service Bacon Buff not only packs pork in its monthly boxes, subscribers also receive a bonus goodie in each box, like original bacon recipes, T-shirts, stickers and bacon rubs. A three-month subscription costs $59.99.

Image Credit: Bacon Buff.

11. Smoking Goose Bacon Collection

Shop now

Price: $65

No need to get to Indianapolis to try the best bacon in Indiana: Smoking Goose Meatery’s cured meat is available through online gourmet marketplace Goldbelly. Its Bacon Collection serves 12 to 16 people and includes its famous applewood bacon, sliced jowl bacon, bacon bits and unsliced Guanciale, an Italian cured meat made from pork cheek. 

Curious what bacon reigns supreme nationwide? Check out our expert roundup of the best bacon in every state

Image Credit: Smoking Goose.

12. Bacon and eggs socks

Shop now

Price: $13

This best-selling pair of socks from Etsy shop Friday Sock Co. is perfect for any bacon lover who wants to wear breakfast on their feet. Not a fan of eggs? Shop more bacon-themed footwear here

Image Credit: Etsy.

13. J&D Foods bacon salt

Shop now

Price: $19.99

For the family member who likes a little bacon on everything, this three-pack of bacon salt from J&D foods will let them choose from original, hickory or peppered flavors. 

Image Credit: Amazon.

14. ‘Bacon Salad’ mug

Shop now

Price: $14.80

Poke some fun at the bacon lover in your life with this novelty mug from Etsy shop NourishedNaturallyCo. Breakfast of champions, indeed. 

Shop more bacon-themed mugs.

Image Credit: Etsy.

15. Bacon pillowcase

Shop now

Price: $14.80

Guarantee sweet (and savory) dreams with this novelty bacon pillowcase. It’s queen-sized, machine-washable and outfitted with a hidden zipper so the decorative slices appear seamlessly.  

Image Credit: Amazon.

16. Bones Coffee Company maple bacon coffee

Shop now

Price: $17.99

Have your bacon and coffee, too, with this savory, maple bacon coffee from Bones Coffee Company, available in 12-ounce bags of whole bean or ground roast. Bonus: Bones’ beans are vegan and keto-friendly, so consider this coffee for a family or loved one looking for a bacon substitute.

Got a java fan on your holiday shopping list? Check out our ultimate gift guide for coffee lovers.

Image Credit: Amazon.

17. The Bacon Sponge

Shop now

Price: $10

Help a bacon fan go a bit greener with the Bacon Sponge from Etsy shop GreenCityLiving. The “unpaper towel,” made of polyester and organic cotton, can be cleaned after each bacon batch by soaking in hot water and degreaser.  

Image Credit: Etsy.

18. Bacon shirt

Shop now

Price: $22.49

This unisex T-shirt from Etsy shop PorpoiseTees comes in a variety of colors, including black, blue, cardinal red (pictured), military green and “Texas orange.” We’re a fan of the straightforward slogan, but you can choose from plenty of other tongue-in-cheek novelty tees here.

Image Credit: Etsy.

19. Ron Swanson ‘Bacon” double old-fashioned glass set

Shop now

Price: $34.50 

Go the full Ron Swanson, figuratively and literally, with these handmade, engraved 13-ounce whiskey glasses from Etsy shop LoneStarEtch. 

Image Credit: Etsy.

20. Ol’ Major bacon bourbon

Shop now

Price: $27.99 for a 750-milliliter bottle

Add a little bit of spirit to your gift with this Ol’ Major’s bacon bourbon, a strong ode to “the candy of the meat world.” 

Image Credit: Drizly.

21. Bacon and Bourbon candle

Shop now

Price: $19.95

Give a little bacon and booze without the calories (or alcohol) with this Etsy bestseller from SilverDollarCandleCo. The scented candle smells of “maple glazed smoky bacon, expertly blended with the warming aroma of a good Bourbon.” 

Image Credit: Etsy.

22. ManSnacks Bacon Bacon Bacon box

Shop now

Price: $59.99

This gift box is a cornucopia of bacon-flavored snacks, including applewood smoked bacon jerky,  bacon ham, maple pork bites, bacon peanut brittle, smoked cheddar bacon cheese, bacon salt and pork rinds.

Image Credit: Amazon.

23. Bacon lip balm

Shop now

Price: $3.89

This best-selling balm from Etsy shop BluePoppyBath will have your bacon fan licking their light-maple-bacon flavored-lips all day. 

Image Credit: Etsy.

240. Grease splatter screen

Shop now

Price: $10.90 for the 9.5-inch screen

Protect that special bacon fan in your life with this Amazon bestseller, which doubles as a as a strainer, steamer and cooling rack. It’s available in four different sizes (9.5 inch, 11.5 inch, 13-inch and 15-inch).

Image Credit: Amazon.

More from MediaFeed

Affordable holiday gifts that women actually want

This article was produced and syndicated by MediaFeed.org.

Image Credit: Anna Ostanina / iStock.

AlertMe

Jeanine Skowronski

Jeanine Skowronski is a veteran personal finance journalist and content strategist, she has previously served as the Head of Content at Policygenius, Executive Editor of Credit.com and a columnist for Inc. Magazine. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, American Banker Magazine, Newsweek, Business Insider, CNBC and more.