Caramelized Bacon

Caramelized Bacon Recipe

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Lynda Sweezey


Bacon can be prepared up to 3 days ahead and stored in the refrigerator between sheets of waxed paper in a large resealable food storage bag.
Let stand at room temperature at least 30 minutes before serving.


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6....2 each
10 Min
25 Min


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  • 12 slice
    (12oz) applewood-smoked bacon
  • 1/2 c
    packet light brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp
    ground red pepper

How to Make Caramelized Bacon


  1. Preheat oven to 375.
    Line 15"x10" jelly roll pan with heavy-duty foil.
    Spray wire rack with non-stick spray;place in prepared pan.
  2. Cut bacon in half crosswise;arrange in single layer on a prepared wire rack.
    Combine sugar,water,and red pepper in a small bowl;mix well.
    Brush generously over surface of bacon.
  3. Bake 20-25 minutes or until bacon is dark brown.
    Immediately transfer to serving platter;cool completely.

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About Caramelized Bacon

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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