Recipes Farmhouse Kitchen, May 2023 Candied Bacon

Candied Bacon

Candied Bacon

By Debbie Hinkle

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 40 mins


1/4 cup packed brown sugar

2 tablespoons rice vinegar

2 tablespoons maple syrup

Pepper to taste

1 pound thick-sliced bacon


Heat oven to 350 F. In a bowl, mix brown sugar, rice vinegar, maple syrup and pepper.

Place bacon slices on a cooling rack set over a baking sheet. Bake in oven for 10 minutes, turn slices and bake 5 minutes more.

Remove bacon from oven and brush both sides with brown sugar mixture. Return bacon to oven and bake another 5 minutes.

Repeat, basting every 5 minutes, turning bacon each time until bacon is browned and crisp, about 30 minutes.

Serve as-is for a snack or appetizer. Crumble and use as a topping for other dishes, such as waffles, pancakes, baked beans or chili.

Store tightly in sealed plastic bags for up to two days.