Million Dollar Bacon
This Million Dollar Bacon recipe is the perfect candied bacon recipe for a crowd. It’s the perfect mix of sweet and spicy and will have all your family and friends impressed.
Servings 5 people
Place oven rack on center rack. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Combine brown sugar, black pepper, and cayenne pepper in a bowl. Set aside.
Place foil on a 13x9 baking sheet. Add bacon in a single layer.
Cover both sides of pieces of bacon with the brown sugar mixture.
Bake in preheated oven on center rack for 20 minutes, then flip and cook for 15-20 minutes on other side.
Remove bacon from oven and place on cooling rack to dry.
Cover bacon with maple syrup
- If you prefer, you can bake the bacon on racks in the oven to drain off excess fat while baking. I prefer to bake without a rack and use paper towels after baking to dab up any excess grease.
- Not all thick bacon is created equally. Some bacon is labled as "thick" bacon when it truly isn't. If using thinner bacon, start checking for doneness after 20 minutes.
Calories: 364kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 481mg | Potassium: 175mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.4mg