I have been resisting making this for a long time. I think because I knew how good it would be, and that I would crave it all the time.

Well, yes it is great, but it is also very decadent so all you really need is a few slices to satisfy your sweet and salty taste buds. Surprisingly however, it wasn’t as sweet as I thought it was going to be.

The sugar caramelizes over the bacon creating a crunchy glazed coating alongside the smokiness of the bacon, making it a great appy or as a side for breakfast.

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In a bowl mix together the bacon and syrup and half of the brown sugar, tossing to coat. Place bacon slices on a parchment lined baking sheet, or directly onto stoneware. CandiedBacon2

Sprinkle the tops with the remaining brown sugar, and bake at 425°F for 20 minutes, or until crisp. Watch it during the last 8 minutes, since the sugar will cause the bacon to burn faster. CandiedBacon3

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Candied Bacon

Marla Hingley
The sugar caramelizes over the bacon creating a crunchy glazed coating alongside the smokiness of the bacon, making it a great appy or as a side for breakfast.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 3

Ingredients
  

  • 6 slices thick bacon
  • 1 ½ Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 ½ Tbsp brown sugar divided

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl mix together the bacon and syrup and half of the brown sugar, tossing to coat. Place bacon slices on a parchment lined baking sheet, then sprinkle the tops with the remaining brown sugar.
  • Bake at 425°F for 20 minutes, or until crisp. Watch it during the last 8 minutes, since the sugar will cause the bacon to burn faster.
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