Crispy Brown Sugar Bacon

Southern Living
Twist the bacon for a texture that's crisp on the ends and chewy in the center.
Makes 6 servings


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1 pound hickory-smoked bacon slices
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 tablespoon cracked black pepper


Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 25 Minutes

Cut bacon slices in half.

Combine sugar and pepper in a shallow dish. Dredge bacon in sugar mixture, shaking off excess.

Twist each bacon slice, if desired. Place bacon in a single layer on a lightly greased baking rack in an aluminum foil-lined baking pan.

Bake at 425° for 20 to 25 minutes or until crisp. Allow bacon to cool before serving.

Created date

October 2005