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Candied Bacon

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For centuries man has struggled with having to decide between eating bacon and eating dessert. Finally, the solution has made itself apparent- candied bacon! This tasty treat combines the best of meat and sweet. Give it a try!


  • 1 lb. Bacon

  • ½ cup Brown Sugar

  • 2 tbsp. Mustard


  1. First, cook your bacon. You'll want it slightly less done than you normally prefer. If you have an oven or toaster oven, we recommend baking your bacon—see our How To Cook Bacon in the Oven guide. Alternatively, you can fry your bacon in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Flip it occasionally to ensure it is cooked evenly.

  2. While your bacon cooks, use a spoon to mix together the Brown Sugar and Mustard. The Mustard is here to help liquefy the Brown Sugar and prevent it from burning during the next step. The mixture should be pour-able. Depending on your mustard, a dash or two of water may be needed as well.

  3. Now, place the cooked bacon into a frying pan over LOW heat. Drizzle the brown sugar mixture over the bacon. If the heat is too high, the brown sugar will burn. Use a spatula to ensure that all of the bacon is covered by the mixture.

  4. Stir the bacon occasionally while cooking for 3-5 minutes.

  5. After the sugar appears caramelized on each piece of bacon (it will appear sticky and glossy), carefully remove the bacon from the pan and place it onto a serving tray so that strips are not touching (they'll stick together).

  6. Eat it hot or refrigerate and eat it cold later. Either way, you're sure to enjoy delicious bacon in a way you never have before!

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