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 the holidays — including National Bacon Day on Dec. 30 — with these 25 gifts for bacon lovers. (Note: Prices subject to change.)
The best bacon gifts
1. Bacon Christmas ornaments
This three-piece set of hyper-realistic ornaments from Etsy shop BearyCuteStudio will help any meat lover deck their halls with slices of bacon for holiday seasons to come.
2. Pig of the Month gourmet bacon gift basket
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.
3. ‘The Bacon Bible: More than 200 recipes for bacon you never knew you needed’
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.
4. Ayesha Curry bacon grease container
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.
5. Lodge cast iron grill pan
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.
6. Bellemain bacon press
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.
7. Prodigal Chef bacon rack
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.
8. Progressive Prep Solutions microwavable bacon grill
Busy bacon lovers can microwave up to six strips with this “Amazon’s Choice” microwavable bacon cooker, noted for its lack of grease splatter.
9. Ceramic microwave bacon cooker
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.
10. Bacon soap
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.
11. Bacon Buff subscription
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.
12. Smoking Goose Bacon Collection
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.
13. Bacon and eggs socks
14. J&D Foods bacon salt
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.
15. ‘Bacon Salad’ mug
Poke some fun at the bacon lover in your life with this novelty mug from Etsy shop NourishedNaturallyCo. Breakfast of champions, indeed.
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16. Bacon pillowcase
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.
17. Bones Coffee Company maple bacon coffee
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.
18. The Bacon Sponge
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.
19. Bacon shirt
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.
20. Ron Swanson ‘Bacon” double old-fashioned glass set
Go the full Ron Swanson, figuratively and literally, with these handmade, engraved 13-ounce whiskey glasses from Etsy shop LoneStarEtch.
21. Ol’ Major bacon bourbon
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.”
22. Bacon and Bourbon candle
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.”
23. ManSnacks Bacon Bacon Bacon box
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.
24. Bacon lip balm
This best-selling balm from Etsy shop BluePoppyBath will have your bacon fan licking their light-maple-bacon flavored-lips all day.
25. Grease splatter screen
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).
Finished shopping for bacon gifts?
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