Stupid-Easy Recipe for Sweet and Salty Candied Bacon (#1 Top-Rated)


Candied bacon. Enough said.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Sweet and Salty Candied Bacon.

1. Info for Sweet and Salty Candied Bacon

  • Cook Time: 30 Min
  • Total Time: 30 Min
  • Servings: 6
  • Calories: 300.31 kcal

2. Ingredients for Sweet and Salty Candied Bacon

  • 12oz. bacon
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 Tbs. maple syrup
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Dash of cayenne

3. Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar, maple syrup, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Stir well to form a thick paste.
  4. Add the bacon to the bowl. Toss with tongs until bacon is coated in the maple-brown sugar mixture.
  5. Arrange the bacon strips in a single layer on the baking sheet.
  6. Roast on middle rack of oven until bacon is a deep brown and crispy around the edges, 20-25 minutes.
  7. Check to see that bacon is done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.
  8. Allow the bacon to cool slightly before serving.


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