Is your mouth watering? Because, yes - these bacon knots really do taste as good as they look.
I don’t know why, but I was fully expecting these to taste like bread. Sadly, they did not (I really do miss bread!), but I made them as a side dish to some bunless cheeseburgers and they paired amazingly well.
By tying the bacon in knots, the ends get nice and crispy, and the middle is softer with a nice bite. They are not chewy or rubbery because they are cooked in a very hot oven and finished off with the broiler. You can eat them plain, or you can dip them in some ranch dressing, guacamole, or buffalo chicken dip.
Preheat oven to 450F.
Tie each slice of bacon in a double-knot.
Sprinkle Italian seasoning, garlic, and cheese over knots.
Bake at 450F for 18 minutes.
Finish under HIGH broiler for 5 minutes, or until desired crispness is achieved.