Bacon Candy

Bacon Candy Recipe
Photo: John Kernick
Crispy, sweet and salty, this three-ingredient snack is the ultimate cocktail party hors d'oeuvre.

Yield:

20 strips
Total time: 25 Minutes

Recipe from

Food & Wine

Recipe Time

Active: 10 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes

Ingredients

1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons chile powder
20 slices (1 1/2 pounds) thick-cut bacon

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 400°. Line 2 rimmed baking sheets with foil. In a small bowl, whisk the brown sugar with the chile powder. Arrange the bacon strips on the foil and coat the tops with the chile sugar. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until caramelized and almost crisp. Transfer the bacon to a rack set over a sheet of foil to cool completely; serve.

Bronson Van Wyck,

Food & Wine

December 2012
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