Easiest Way to Cook Tasty Maple Bacon-Onion Jam

Maple Bacon-Onion Jam.

You can have Maple Bacon-Onion Jam using 6 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Maple Bacon-Onion Jam

  1. Prepare 1 Lb. of Bacon, thick cut (thin will work).
  2. It’s 2 of Onions, large and sweet (I use 1 purple/1 white), chopped.
  3. Prepare 0.33 C. of Coffee, strong.
  4. It’s 0.5 C. of Brown sugar, light, packed.
  5. You need 1 Tbs. of Balsalmic vinegar.
  6. Prepare 0.25 tsp. of Maple extract (optional).

Maple Bacon-Onion Jam instructions

  1. Utensils needed: Large saute pan, wooden/silicone spoon, bowl to hold cooked bacon, scissors/knife to cut raw bacon, raw meat (red) cutting mat, vegetable knife, vegetable (green) cutting mat, 1/2 C. dry measuring cup, 1 C. liquid measuring cup, measure spoons, air-tight container for hot mixture, hot pads, stove, and optional spatter screen..
  2. Chop onions. Pre-measure all ingredients..
  3. With heat off and over large saute pan, cut cold, uncooked Bacon across the grain into 1/2 inch pieces. Turn on medium heat; stirring often, cook Bacon until soft-cooked, but done. Spoon cooked Bacon into bowl for later (no need to drain). Reserve 2 Tbs. of Bacon drippings in pan..
  4. Add Onions to Bacon drippings and cook until translucent..
  5. Add Brown sugar, maple extract, and Coffee to cooked Onions. Mix well..
  6. Add Bacon to Onion mixture. Mix thoroughly..
  7. Cook Bacon-Onion mixture until sugar begins to carmelize..
  8. Add Balsalmic vinegar to Bacon-Onion mixture cooking until liquid is absorbed..
  9. Serve hot as appetizer with crackers and cheese or on burgers hot off the grill. Can store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. Only reheat amount needed..

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