Candied Bacon: An easy and special Easter treat

Published on Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Candied Bacon: An easy and special Easter treat
Holidays are the perfect time to sprinkle additional creativity or fresh new thinking into meals for family and friends.

Put a unique spin on an Easter brunch by combing sweet, spicy and smoky flavors for Spicy Candied Bacon, a definite crowd pleaser. If you're not into spicy foods that much, just omit the cayenne pepper.

Spicy Candied Bacon

Yield: 6 slices
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes

1/2 pound extra-thick cut bacon, about 6 slices
1/4 cup pancake syrup
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon cracked black pepper

  1. HEAT oven to 375 degrees F. Line 15 x 10-inch baking pan with foil. Lay bacon slices on foil.
  2. BAKE 18 to 20 minutes or until bacon edges begin to curl. Remove from oven. Tilt pan to drain. Pat bacon with paper towel. Combine syrup, cayenne pepper, cinnamon and pepper in small bowl. Drizzle evenly over bacon slices.
  3. BAKE 5 minutes or until evenly browned. Remove to wire rack. Cool 5 minutes.

Source: Hungry Jack


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