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Bacon Cracker Recipe in the Ninja Foodi

Written by: Lucas Johnson

This Ninja Foodi bacon cracker recipe is my go-to for a quick, savory snack. Crispy bacon, sweet brown sugar, and crunchy crackers - it's a flavor explosion in every bite!

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Imagine biting into a snack that's salty, sweet, and smoky all at once. That's my Ninja Foodi Bacon cracker recipe for you! It's a treat that'll make your taste buds dance and crave for more. Trust me, once you’ve tried it, there’s no turning back. Simple, quick, and irresistibly delicious – this could be your next favorite snack!

Ingredients for Ninja Foodi Bacon Crackers

  • Saltine crackers: Crunchy base for the bacon, absorbs flavors, provides texture contrast, and holds up well to cooking without getting soggy.
  • Bacon: Adds savory, smoky flavor, wraps around crackers for a delicious bite, crisps up nicely in the Ninja Foodi.
  • Brown sugar: Sweetens the bacon crackers, caramelizes during cooking, balances the saltiness of the bacon, creating a perfect sweet-savory combo.

Kitchen Tools Required

  • Ninja Foodi: Combines air crisping and baking functions for cooking bacon-wrapped crackers efficiently.
  • Toothpicks: Secure bacon around crackers to prevent unraveling during the cooking process.

Serves: 6 people

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 sleeve of saltine crackers
  • 12 slices of bacon
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Ninja Foodi on the air crisp setting to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut each slice of bacon in half.
  3. Wrap each cracker with a half slice of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  4. Place the bacon-wrapped crackers in a single layer in the Ninja Foodi basket.
  5. Sprinkle brown sugar over the bacon crackers.
  6. Air crisp for 15 minutes or until the bacon is crispy.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 280 kcal | Carbohydrates: 20 g | Protein: 8 g | Total Fat: 18 g | Saturated Fat: 6 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 30 mg | Sodium: 480 mg | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 12 g | Calcium: 20 mg | Potassium: 150 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Vitamin A: 50 µg | Vitamin C: 0 mg

Can You Make Bacon Crackers Ahead of Time or Freeze Them?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • You can assemble the bacon-wrapped crackers ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator until ready to air crisp.

Freezing Instructions

  • To freeze, place the assembled bacon crackers on a baking sheet in a single layer and freeze until solid. Then transfer to a freezer-safe container or bag. When ready to enjoy, air crisp from frozen, adding a few extra minutes to the cooking time.

One interesting fact about this recipe is that bacon can add a delicious smoky flavor to the crackers while keeping them crispy. It's a simple yet unexpected twist that elevates the snack to a whole new level!

Common Questions About This Ninja Foodi Recipe

FAQ:
Can I use a different type of cracker for this recipe?
Yes, you can try using different types of crackers like Ritz or butter crackers for a different flavor.
How can I make this recipe vegetarian?
You can substitute the bacon with vegetarian bacon or strips of marinated tofu for a vegetarian version of this recipe.
Can I make these bacon crackers ahead of time?
Yes, you can prepare these bacon crackers ahead of time and store them in an airtight container. Just reheat them in the Ninja Foodi before serving.
How long do these bacon crackers stay crispy?
These bacon crackers stay crispy for a few hours after cooking. To re-crisp them, you can pop them back in the Ninja Foodi for a few minutes.
Can I freeze these bacon crackers?
It's not recommended to freeze these bacon crackers as the texture may change when thawed. It's best to enjoy them fresh.

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