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28 Delicious Ways To Use Leftover Bacon Fat

Guaranteed to render you speechless.

Often, a recipe will tell you to "render your bacon," which sounds intimidating but is really simple.

Use it immediately, or store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a month.

1. Bacon Peanut Caramel Corn

2. Bacon Fat Chicken Alfredo

3. Baconnaise

4. Bacon Fat Pancakes

5. Bacon Fat Gingersnaps

6. Warm Brussels Sprout Slaw With Bacon

7. Bacon Fat Potato Soup

8. Bacon Fat Caramels

9. Killer Spinach Salads with Hot Bacon Vinaigrette

10. Buttermilk Bacon Grease Cornbread

11. Brownies with a Twist

12. Bacon Fat Biscuits

13. Bacon Fat Tortillas

14. Bacon-Flavored Crackers

15. Bacon-Infused Bourbon

16. Bleu Cheese and Bacon "Cake"

17. Best-Ever Potato Salad

Classic potato salad, made awesomer with the addition of reserved bacon drippings. Recipe here.

18. Bacon Coleslaw Stir-Fry

19. Mashed Potato Pancakes

20. Roasted Potatoes with Bacon, Cheese and Parsley

21. Primal Bacon Pancakes

22. Bacon Bourbon Ice Cream

23. Chipotle Bacon Barbecue Sauce

24. Bacon Fat Pie Crust

Stop arguing over whether lard, butter, or shortening are best for pie crust. The obvious choice is bacon fat. Recipe here.

25. 5-Ingredient Bacon Asparagus Pasta

26. The Bacon Milkshake

Each milkshake has a full tablespoon of liquid gold AKA delicious bacon fat. Recipe here.

27. Kimchi and Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich

28. Bacon Fried Rice