Maple Bacon Chipotle Butter

This sweet and savory butter is killer over sweet potatoes or brushed over grilled chicken.
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  • 1/2 cupServings


  • 2 1-oz slices all-natural turkey bacon, no added nitrates or nitrites
  • 1 dried chipotle pepper
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) organic unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tbsp maple sugar
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt


  1. In a medium skillet on medium, cook bacon until crisp, about 5 minutes per side. Set aside on paper towels to cool. Finely chop.
  2. In a small food processor or spice grinder, process chipotle until finely ground. Measure 1 tsp; reserve remainder for future use.
  3. In a small bowl, combine butter, bacon, 1 tsp chipotle, sugar and salt. Scoop onto a sheet of plastic wrap and form into a log. Wrap tightly and refrigerate for 2 hours, until firm.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 2 tsp
  • Calories: 81
  • Carbohydrate Content: 2 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 22 mg
  • Fat Content: 8 g
  • Protein Content: 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 5 g
  • Sodium Content: 43 mg
  • Sugar Content: 2 g