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Peppered Brown Sugar Bacon

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 1 hr 5 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Sweet and spicy bacon is a great way to liven up any brunch gathering.

Ingredients

1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/2
lb bacon (8 slices)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Place wire rack on foil.
  • 2 In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, add brown sugar and peppers; shake to mix. Separate bacon slices, and place in bag; shake to coat.
  • 3 Arrange bacon in single layer on rack. Bake 20 minutes.
  • 4 Turn bacon over; brush with brown sugar mixture. Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until golden brown. Remove from rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Place wire rack on foil.
  • 2 In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, add brown sugar and peppers; shake to mix. Separate bacon slices, and place in bag; shake to coat.
  • 3 Arrange bacon in single layer on rack. Bake 20 minutes.
  • 4 Turn bacon over; brush with brown sugar mixture. Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until golden brown. Remove from rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.

Expert Tips

Cayenne pepper is a hot, pungent powder made from several of various tropical chiles that originated in French Guiana.

The brown sugar mixture will give the bacon a delicious sweet and spicy caramelized flavor. Increase the amount of cayenne pepper for an extra-spicy treat.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
13g
13%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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