"Baconize” means to add bacon to something. “Baconize” was cited in print in 1940. but has become popular since 2005, when the word was added to the Urban Dictionary.
A term similar to “baconize” is “baconify.”
30 August 1940, Chicago (IL) Daily Tribune, pg. 17:
Baconize Cole Slaw And Give It Fine Flaver
28 November 1955, The Evening Independent (Massillon, OH), “Make Use of Bacon,” pg. 18, col. 1:
Bacon is too appetizing to be confined merely to breakfast.
You can baconize many everyday foods to make them luxurious and appetizing.
19 July 1967, Hamilton Journal-The Daily News (Hamilton, OH), “Bring Home The Bacon But Cut Down Expense,” pg. 16, col. 6:
Extend that good bacon flavor by using a smaller quantity of it to enhance the less expensive foods ...
(v.) To add bacon to anything, such as a Snickers, therefore making it delicious.
Sure, this is good pie, but lets BACONIZE it!
by bexposito Nov 17, 2005
Straight Dope Message Board
10-19-2006, 06:47 AM
But never fear, because this week, there’s a sale on Bacon! Bacon melts, bacon topped tacos, baconize your Big Mac, bacon subs…
Posted: Mon Mar 10, 2008 10:23 am
Just ordered the bacon salt sampler pack(yeah I know.... sampler packs are the devil). I can’t wait to “baconize” everything in the pantry.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2009
Baconize your Super Bowl Sunday!
So for this week’s entry, I haven’t had the time to make either of these recipes due to overloads of work, but I trust that anything with bacon is automatically delicious and is worth the experiment.
January 23, 2013
Baconize Anything At McDonald’s for Just 49 Cents
Apparently, you can add bacon to anything on the McDonald’s menu…
Story by Charisma Madarang
Apparently, you can add bacon to anything on the McDonald’s menu — including fries. I’m guessing this tip applies to most fast food restaurants as well, and while the result sometimes go awry (see BK Monstrosity), overall mo’ bacon is never a bad idea.