An unusual, delicious treat to bring to a Super Bowl party or potluck. See our Super Bowl recipes for more inspiration.
Special equipment: You’ll need a pastry brush for this recipe.
Game plan: You can spice up your candied bacon by adding chili powder, paprika, pepper, or any other spices that you like.
- Difficulty: Easy
- Total: About 45 mins
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- About 1/2 pound bacon
- Heat the oven to 350°F and arrange a rack in the middle.
- Mix together the brown sugar and maple syrup in a medium bowl; set aside.
- Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and arrange the bacon strips side by side. Using a pastry brush, evenly coat both sides of the bacon with the sugar-syrup mixture. Cook until the bacon looks caramelized, about 20 minutes. Let cool for 15 minutes before serving.