I didn't grow up celebrating Father's Day because I didn't grow up with an active father in my life. I didn't even really know when Father's Day was until I became a grown-up. Now that I am a mother raising two daughters with a phenomenal father, I realize how much wonderful fathers really deserve to be celebrated. No joke!

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If there is a father in your life that is doing a great job, let him know every day, but maybe on Father's Day be even more appreciative than usual. You may even consider showing your love through bacon. Bacon is pretty awesome and a bacon-loving dad in your life is sure to feel loved if you just keep the bacon coming.

Here are five amazing bacon recipes to serve Dad on Father's Day!

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Bacon 'n' eggs bundles 1

Bacon 'n' eggs bundles

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Cute AND delicious--Dad can't ask for anything more.


1 teaspoon butter or margarine
12 to 18 bacon strips
6 eggs
Fresh parsley sprigs

Get the full recipe directions at Reader's Digest.


Maple-bacon breakfast rolls 2

Maple-bacon breakfast rolls

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Sweet and salty together makes perfection.

10 slices precooked bacon
1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury Crescent Rolls Creations refrigerated seamless dough sheet
3 tablespoons butter, softened
5 tablespoons maple syrup
1/3 cup powdered sugar

Get the full recipe directions at Tablespoon


Sweet and spicy jalapeño poppers 3

Sweet and spicy jalapeño poppers

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Bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers are a genius twist on the typical dish.


6 jalapeno peppers
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
6 bacon strips, halved widthwise
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon chili seasoning

Get the full recipe directions at Taste of Home.

Cherry Bomb Poppers with Maple Bacon 4

Cherry Bomb Poppers with Maple Bacon

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These are an explosion of bacon yumminess.


4 strips maple bacon, diced
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 ounces shredded mild Cheddar
Canola oil, for frying
12 mild or hot marinated cherry peppers, drained, cut and seeded
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup panko breadcrumbs

Get the full recipe directions at Cooking Channel.


Cornmeal-and-brown-sugar-crusted bacon 5

Cornmeal-and-brown-sugar-crusted bacon

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The cornmeal and sugar make these extra EXTRA crispy.


1/4 cup plain yellow cornmeal
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
16 thick bacon slices

Get the full recipe directions at My Recipes.