Maple Bacon Chipotle Butter

This sweet and savory butter is killer over sweet potatoes or brushed over grilled chicken.

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Brandon Barré
1/2 cup
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
10 min
30 min


  • 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
  • Fiber Content 0 g
  • Protein Content 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 5 g
  • Sodium Content 43 mg
  • Sugar Content 2 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g