Candied Bacon

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I have other posts to get out to you that are so important, but yesterday on a whim I candied up some bacon!

It was so good and had to share. This will be short and sweet because I’m working on a giveaway post 😉


So good.

I adapted it from Emeril Lagasse’s Cayenned Candied Bacon – you know I had to throw some heat in there.

Very easy –

1 lb. bacon

1 cup light brown sugar

3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Preheat oven to 350°. Combine the brown sugar and pepper in a small bowl and individually press the slices of bacon (both sides) in the mixture until fully coated.

Bake on a cookie sheet lined with foil for 20-25 minutes, until crispy. Drain on paper towels for a few minutes, then transfer to a plate.

I was feeling adventerous and crumbled it over french vanilla ice cream.

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The kids loved it.

I’m thinking of more ways to eat it. What’s your ideas??

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Have a wonderful Monday, and remember to watch out for my next post where I’m giving away something fun for the kitchen!



  • Tabitha (a.k.a. Penny)
    January 6, 2012 at 9:10 PM

    I have never heard of Candied Bacon. {BLUSH} Thanks for bringing this to Foodie Friday. I will be sure to try it soon. Please remember to link back so we can promote you like crazy!

  • Dixie Chik
    January 6, 2012 at 9:17 PM

    I will! I have to say…the garlic and feta dip post drew me in…Love the linky party!!! xoxo

  • Hilary
    January 6, 2012 at 8:36 AM

    From one of my favorite ladies! Thanks for sharing this in the linky:)

  • carolinaheartstrings
    January 6, 2012 at 8:33 AM

    This looks so good. Something new to try! Come visit us. We have a terrific vegetable soup this week.

  • Hearty Appletite
    January 5, 2012 at 5:42 PM

    What a creative idea! I love bacon dipped in pancake syrup and I imagine these would taste similar. Dropping by from co-hosting “It’s a Keeper” 🙂

  • Mindie
    January 5, 2012 at 8:02 AM

    I would love for you to share this candied bacon post and more at Bacon Time’s weekly linky Friday-Monday, anything goes.

  • Sushi Mon Vegas
    January 3, 2012 at 5:12 AM

    A naughty but yummy way to start the year!

  • Food Frenzy
    January 2, 2012 at 6:15 PM

    Yumm…..y! Everything’s better with bacon, so why not make the bacon even better. Great post!

  • Dixie Chik
    January 2, 2012 at 6:16 PM

    Thank you! I’m not even a sweet eater but this is kind of addictive…

  • Food Frenzy
    January 2, 2012 at 6:14 PM

    Yumm…..y! Everything’s better with bacon, so why not make the bacon even better. Great post!


  • Debi
    January 2, 2012 at 11:29 AM

    Sounds Amazing! I’ll be trying this for sure!

    I put bacon and smoked ham on a pretzel with a melted rolo and my boys love it! They call it Over Load! I got mixed reactions when I showed it. LOL <3 and Hugs!

  • Dixie Chik
    January 2, 2012 at 11:31 AM

    Oh wow! I bet that’s amazing!! Thanks for visiting 🙂

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