Spicy Maple Candied Bacon

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This Spicy Maple Bacon is made with savory bacon that’s even better. Use it in soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts and more!

Bacon is good stuff in its own right. Add a little heat and some sugar and wowzers and you have your own piece of bacon heaven! This candied bacon is sure to impress and is so easy to make. It turns savory bacon strips into this sweet and salty candy with a light crunch. The slight heat will leave your taste buds craving even more. Wow, this is great.

It can be eaten as is or added to almost any dish you would use regular bacon in. Trust me, this takes the whole thing to the next level. Salads, appetizers, soups, breakfast and more. You can also add it to desserts. The possibilities are truly endless! One of its most popular uses on my site is for my BLT Deviled Eggs. I’m telling you, this really kicks things up a notch. This really is a must make recipe. It could very well change the way you eat bacon forever!

What does candy mean? You see it a lot on shows like cooking shows. It’s really simple. It just means you’re coating something with some kind of sugar. Usually you’ll melt the sugar first, it should be done slowly so it doesn’t burn. The above recipe dissolves the sugar into the maple syrup and melts it during baking.

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A pile of confit bacon lies on a white plate.

This Spicy Maple Bacon is made with savory bacon that’s even better. Use it in soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts and more!

Preparation time 5 minute

cooking time 25 minute

total time 30 minute

raw material

  • 1 pound bacon slices
  • 1/2 cup Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili

instruct

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a jelly roll baking sheet with foil. Spray with nonstick spray.

  • Combine maple syrup, brown sugar, and cayenne in a small bowl.

  • Dip the bacon strips into the mixture, letting the excess drip off, and place them on the baking sheet.

  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes, or until the bacon is browned and crisp.

  • Cool on a rack for a few minutes to let them dry and harden.

Calories: 362kcal | carbohydrate: twenty fourG | protein: 8G | fat: 25G | Saturated fat: 8G | cholesterol: 42mg | sodium: 433mg | Potassium: 190mg | sugar: twenty oneG | Vitamin A: 85unit | calcium: 35mg | iron: 0.3mg