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Million Dollar Bacon

August 25, 2020
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Photo by Matt Freund
  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

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

What You'll Need
  • 1 pound Thick Sliced Bacon
  • 6 tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon Red Chili Flakes
  • 1 tablespoon Maple Syrup for Drizzle (Optional)
  1. Preheat Oven to 350 Degrees
  2. Line a Baking Sheet with Parchment Paper
  3. Mix together Brown Sugar and Spices
  4. 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.
  5. Bake in oven 35 to 40 minutes.
  6. Notes 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.

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