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Bacon Cheddar Kale Chips recipe via flouronmyface.com

Bacon Cheddar Kale Chips

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
These Bacon Cheddar Kale Chips are crispy and cheesy with just right amount of bacon and a little touch of heat from the red pepper flakes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 369 kcal


  • 1 bunch kale (washed and patted dry)
  • 1 cup Sargento Chef Blend 4 State Cheddar
  • 8 slices bacon (cooked crispy and chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup oyster crackers (crushed)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
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  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Mix the cheese, crackers and bacon in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Remove the thick stem from the kale and break into pieces.
  • Place the kale on the cookie sheet in a single layer.
  • Drizzle the olive oil over the kale and using your hands rub the oil on all sides of the kale leaves.
  • Sprinkle with sea salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper.
  • Bake the kale for 8 minutes.
  • Flip each piece of kale over and bake another 8 minutes.
  • Carefully remove the tray from the oven and sprinkle each piece of kale with the cheese, bacon and cracker mixture.
  • Return the tray to the oven and bake an addition 3-5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  • Remove the tray from the oven and serve immediately.


Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 1122mg | Potassium: 292mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3622IU | Vitamin C: 39mg | Calcium: 258mg | Iron: 1mg
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