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Bacon-Wrapped Pickles (Pickle Fries)

These Bacon-Wrapped Pickles – also called Pickle Fries – are perfect for a party or a low-carb keto snack! 

Since we started eating keto just over two months ago, I’ve spent a lot of time coming up with as many new recipes as possible to make our transition smooth sailing. Bacon-Wrapped Pickles are already a favorite.

Bacon Wrapped Pickles (Pickle Fries) on a plate with a bowl of dipping sauce.

The first time I heard of pickles wrapped in bacon, I was a bit hesitant. I do love pickles and who doesn’t love bacon? But together, I wasn’t so sure.


Part of the beauty of this recipe is how incredibly fast and easy pickle fries are to make. You can make as many or as few as you like at one time, you’ll just need the same amount of bacon slices as pickle spears. Pat your pickles spears dry then wrap each one in a bacon slice. Place them on a sheet pan and bake for about twenty minutes until the bacon is crispy.

If you have a rack you can place on the sheet pan to keep the bacon-wrapped pickles elevated, even better, although it’s not necessary. I like to broil mine at the end for a few extra minutes so the bacon is extra crispy.

One thing I was concerned with the first time I made these was whether the pickle spears would get mushy after being baked in the oven. But they hold up very well and still have that irresistible pickle crunch.

Bacon Wrapped Pickles (Pickle Fries) on a plate with one dripping with dipping sauce.


Pickle fries are delicious enjoyed on their own. But if you’d like something to go with them, try your favorite salad dressing, such as Ranch or Caeser. If your lifestyle is keto, be sure to check the ingredients to ensure your sauce is keto-friendly. We start with jalapeño pickle spears which have just enough kick that the Caesar dressing is nice to have at the ready.


The keto diet is one where you eat very few carbs, no sugar, high fat, and moderate protein. Pickles are very low in carbs and bacon is high in fat, which makes pickle fries the perfect keto snack. They’re a crowd-pleaser for everyone, so you can take these to a party and not worry about anyone’s dietary restrictions.

Bacon Wrapped Pickles (Pickle Fries) in a pile on a plate.


Bacon Wrapped Pickles on a plate with a bowl of dipping sauce.

Bacon Wrapped Pickles

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 23 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes

These Bacon Wrapped Pickles are perfect for a party or a low-carb keto snack. Try them with jalapeño pickles for a spicier version!


  • 12 pickle spears, patted dry
  • 12 slices bacon, (not thick cut)
  • 1/4 cup Caesar or Ranch dressing, (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Wrap each pickle spear in a slice of bacon, taking care to tuck in the ends. Place on a sheet pan and bake for twenty minutes. If bacon isn't crispy to your liking, place under the broiler for a few minutes until it's perfect!
  3. Serve these pickle fries on their own or with a side of Caesar or ranch dressing for dipping.
Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 353Saturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 1027mgCarbohydrates: 3gSugar: 1gProtein: 8g
Kristy Bernardo
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Thursday 4th of August 2022

Are these dill pickles ? I love pickles. I want to make these, just not sure which pickles to use. I only presume that they are dill. None of recipes say which one they are. I'm sure this is a dumb question to some of you, but I just want to be correct when I make them. I'm not a keto person, so just not sure. Thanks !

Monique McArthur

Monday 8th of August 2022

Dill pickles are my choice but really it's up to you.

Rebecca M.

Thursday 3rd of January 2019

I might have missed it but how many spears in a serving?


Wednesday 26th of June 2019

As many as you like, really :) I would say 3?


Thursday 20th of December 2018

I’ve made these for years and the only thing I do different is to put a strip of mustard down the length of the pickle before wrapping in bacon. Yummy. Can’t wait to try with ranch dressing.


Wednesday 3rd of October 2018

What a clever idea! I have a pickle and bacon lover at home who would love this!

Jennifer Blake

Wednesday 3rd of October 2018

What a perfect appetizer!

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