Bacon Brittle

Ellen Moberly

By
@MarinesMama

That's right...BACON.


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Serves:

Family

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
sugar
2 1/2 c
light corn syrup
2 3/4 c
cold water
1 pinch
salt
1 lb
bacon
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
baking soda

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brush 9x13 baking sheet with butter and set aside.
2
Cook bacon until easily crumbled. Crumble and set aside.
3
Combine Corn Syrup, Sugar, Water and salt in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves. Continue cooking, swirling occasionally, until reaching 'softball stage' on a candy thermometer (238 degrees.)
4
Add bacon, continue cooking and stirring often to keep from burning bacon, until liquid turns amber. Remove from heat.
5
Carefully stir in Vanilla and Baking Soda, immediately. Mixture will foam up in pan.
6
Pour mixture on to prepared baking sheet, spread evenly immediately. Then set aside until completely cooled.
7
Gently break brittle into pieces and enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American