candied bacon recipe

Candied Bacon

Candied Bacon

Candied Bacon

I did a class all about cooking with bacon and I have been posting recipes all day. I wanted to do at least one sweet recipe with bacon. You knew it was coming. This one is only 3 ingredients- bacon- maple syrup (no fake stuff, please) and nuts. The end result is amazing. The candied bacon is easy to make. The hard part is letting it cool completely before eating. Once cool it gets quite crisp. Really yummy.  Try some and let me know what you think.

 

                             Candied Bacon

1 lb. bacon
3/4 c. – 1 c. maple syrup
3/4 c. – 1 c. crushed pecans, or any nuts you like. I used walnuts last night.

Preheat oven to 350. Put bacon in baking pan and bake about halfway through (about 5-7 minutes or so). Drain most of the grease and allow to cool slightly. Coat each piece in syrup, roll in nuts and put back on pan. You may need more nuts as you go along, though it’s up to you how much to cover them. Bake another 7-9 minutes, until desired crispness. If you do like crisper bacon, just be sure to move the cooked bacon quickly off the baking sheet onto parchment paper, since the syrup will harden. Allow longer cooking times with thicker bacon.

New Release: