Bacon Candy Bacon Candy
Prep 5 minutes
Total 20 minutes
Serves
US | Metric
Ingredients
  • 6 slices thick cut bacon
  • ¼ Cup Head Country Apple Habanero BBQ sauce
  • ¼ Cup maple syrup we used a ghost pepper infused maple syrup
  • ¼ Cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsps red pepper flakes

Bacon Candy

Candied bacon is a nice combo of sticky-sweet with a good spicy kick from red pepper flakes. Perfect for a sandwich or burger, to accompany breakfast or just as an indulgent snack.

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Instructions

  1. Preheat grill or oven to 375℉.
  2. In a small bowl, combine BBQ sauce, maple syrup, brown sugar and pepper flakes and mix until a thick paste is formed.
  3. Arrange bacon slices on baking sheet and spoon paste on bacon slices, spreading evenly.
  4. Bake in grill or oven until cooked through and just crispy- about 15 minutes.
  5. Check regularly to prevent burning- it will be done quickly.
  6. Remove from pan, drain on paper towel, and set aside.
Bacon Candy Bacon Candy

Bacon Candy

Candied bacon is a nice combo of sticky-sweet with a good spicy kick from red pepper flakes. Perfect for a sandwich or burger, to accompany breakfast or just as an indulgent snack.

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Prep 5 minutes
Total 20 minutes
Serves
US | Metric
Ingredients
  • 6 slices thick cut bacon
  • ¼ Cup Head Country Apple Habanero BBQ sauce
  • ¼ Cup maple syrup we used a ghost pepper infused maple syrup
  • ¼ Cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsps red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill or oven to 375℉.
  2. In a small bowl, combine BBQ sauce, maple syrup, brown sugar and pepper flakes and mix until a thick paste is formed.
  3. Arrange bacon slices on baking sheet and spoon paste on bacon slices, spreading evenly.
  4. Bake in grill or oven until cooked through and just crispy- about 15 minutes.
  5. Check regularly to prevent burning- it will be done quickly.
  6. Remove from pan, drain on paper towel, and set aside.