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Candied Maple Bacon

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword candied-maple-bacon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 lb
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 1 lb center cut bacon
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup [recommend medium amber]
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. To assist with clean-up cover the bottom of a baking sheet with aluminum foil and fit a baking rack into the baking pan.
  • Spritz the rack liberally with cooking spray.
  • Brush each bacon strip with maple syrup then sprinkle with brown sugar.
  • Place on the rack without touching and repeat brushing with maple syrup and covering with brown sugar on the opposite side.
  • Bake for 15 minutes then turn and continue to bake for an additional 10-15 minutes [depending on the thickness of the bacon, watch carefully] or until crisp.
  • Remove immediately from the baking rack onto parchment paper and lay flat to cool.
  • Do not stack.

Notes

If you choose to use dark brown sugar, watch carefully for over cooking due to the high molasses content.