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Candied Bacon Breadsticks

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon-wrapped-breadsticks, candied-bacon-wrapped-breadsticks
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Cooling time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 55 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 119kcal


  • 2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground ancho or chipotle pepper optional
  • 24 thin breadsticks (i.e. rosemary seasoned or similar)
  • 12 slices regular thin cut bacon cut in half lengthwise


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line the bottom of a broiler pan with foil then spray the grill top with cooking spray. Alternatively, line a large sheet pan with foil and fit with an oven safe baking rack sprayed with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Whisk together brown sugar and chipotle pepper on a rimmed pan or dish.
  • Wrap each breadstick with one piece bacon. Roll in sugar pressing onto bacon. Arrange assembled breadsticks on broiler pan.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Halfway through baking, sprinkle with any leftover brown sugar.
  • Carefully remove from pan to parchment paper to cool completely.
  • Serve immediately.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 89mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg