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Slow Cooker Bacon Jam

Slow Cooker Bacon Jam is the perfect salty, sweet, savory condiment spread to add to appetizers, sandwiches and snacks alike. Made with coffee, bacon, brown sugar and maple syrup, this rich and amazing Slow Cooker Bacon Jam recipe will change your life! | A Wicked Whisk | https://www.awickedwhisk.com
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 People
Calories: 203kcal


  • 1 pound smoked bacon cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 large yellow onion diced
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup strong coffee
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Start by cutting up a pound of bacon into 1 inch pieces and frying it all up in a large skillet over medium high heat.  Cook the bacon until it is done, not crispy but browned.  
  • Remove the bacon from the pan with a slotted spoon and drain off most of the grease, leaving only about 1 tablespoon of grease in the skillet. Add in the diced onions and cook for 3-4 minutes and then stir in the maple syrup, brown sugar, coffee, apple cider vinegar and spices and bring all of that to a boil. 
  • Add the bacon back into the jam and boil for 1-2 minutes and then transfer the to a slow cooker. Cook on High for 4 hours UNCOVERED, stirring occasionally. 
  • Serve immediately or let cool to room temperature and refrigerate in an air tight container for up to 2 - 4 weeks.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 247mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 340mg | Iron: 0.1mg