Candied Pecan Bacon

Posted: December 3

Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 12 servings

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Candied Pecan Bacon is wickedly good. Salty, sweet, crunchy, literally has it all. It’s almost too easy and quick to make this uniquely delicious snack. Be warned: these treats do not last. People will eat them up before you can even get the plate on the table! Try making Candied Pecan Bacon for your next party and see how quickly it disappears, or make it for yourself and see how long it lasts in your fridge!


• 12 bacon strips • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar • 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2

Place the bacon in a single layer on a foil-lined baking pan.

Step 3

Bake until lightly browned, about 16-18 minutes.

Step 4

Remove the bacon from the pan, discarding the drippings and wiping clean if necessary.

Step 5

Mix the brown sugar, pecans, cinnamon, and pepper in a medium-size mixing bowl.

Step 6

Coat both sides of the bacon with the brown sugar mixture, patting to help the mixture adhere.

Step 7

Return the bacon to the pan and bake until caramelized, 8-10 minutes longer.

Step 8

Remove immediately from the pan and serve.

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