Sunny Anderson's Bacon Bark

Pat Duran


Sunny Anderson made this on the Rachel Ray TV cooking show..This is different from other recipes as it has no chocolate..just delicious nuts and bacon and a whole bunch of flavor!


★★★★★ 1 vote

6 to 8
20 Min
25 Min


  • NUTS

  • 1 c
    pecan halves, big chunks
  • 1 c
    walnut halves, big chunks
  • 2 Tbsp
    maple syrup
  • 1/4 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    hungarian paprika- you choose the heat
  • 1 tsp
    pumpkin pie spice
  • to taste
    salt and pepper

  • 6 slice
    center cut bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/4 c
    light brown sugar
  • zest
    of one lemon use a rasp or micro plane
  • 1/2 tsp
    hungarian paprika you choose the heat
  • to taste
    salt and pepper

How to Make Sunny Anderson's Bacon Bark


  1. Preheat oven to 350^.
    In a small bowl combine all ingredients and stir until everything is coated. Set aside.
  2. Bacon:
    combine all ingredients and with your hands mix to make sure all sides of the chopped bacon are coated. Spread bacon out on parchment paper or nonstick foil. and until fat is rendered and the bacon looks almost done- flimsy but wrinkled, and sugars are bubbly , about 10 minutes.
  3. Now for the good part. combine the bacon and nuts in bowl and combine by folding together until every thing is coated. Spread out mixture in a single layer on the covered with foil baking sheet. Place back in the oven for 15 minutes, stirring and spreading around after 7 minutes turn off the oven and open the door.Leave tray rest 15 more minutes.
    Remove and allow to completely cool to room temperature. Store in air tight jars or containers.

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About Sunny Anderson's Bacon Bark

Course/Dish: Candies Nuts Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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