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Spicy Maple-Candied Bacon

This Spicy Maple Candied Bacon takes glorious bacon and makes it even better. Use it in soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts and more!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Maple-Candied Bacon
Servings: 7 Servings
Calories: 362kcal


  • 1 pound sliced bacon
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a jelly roll baking pan with foil. Spray with nonstick spray.
  • Combine maple syrup, brown sugar, and cayenne pepper in a small bowl.
  • Dip the bacon strips into the mixture, letting the excess drip off before placing them on the baking pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes or until the bacon is browned and crisp.
  • Let cool on a rack for a few minutes to let them dry and stiffen up.



Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 433mg | Potassium: 190mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 0.3mg