Million dollar bacon is the perfect combination of sweet spicy and salty. This bacon goes great of course with breakfast but it also is a great snack or an accompaniment for a ice cold beer. —Matt Freund
Thick Sliced Bacon
Red Chili Flakes
Maple Syrup for Drizzle (Optional)
In This Recipe
Preheat Oven to 350 Degrees
Line a Baking Sheet with Parchment Paper
Mix together Brown Sugar and Spices
Lay Bacon flat on Baking Sheet. Put a generous amount of the sugar and spice mixture on the bacon. Press into bacon. Flip bacon and repeat process.
Bake in oven 35 to 40 minutes.
Make sure you watch the bacon near the end of the cooking time. You do not want the sugar to burn. Letting it carmelize is good but burn is not. Keep an eye on it the last few minutes. The Maple syrup drizzle at the end is an option. I happen to like the spicyness and don’t do it but try it both ways and see what you like. Use REAL Maple Syrup.