Pecan Sugared Bacon

Pecan Sugared Bacon Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Get rave reviews at breakfast when you serve this sweet-and-salty bacon.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 25 Minutes
Stand: 5 Minutes


2 tablespoons coarsely chopped pecans
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
12 thick-cut bacon slices


1. Preheat oven to 400°. Process pecans in a food processor 20 seconds or until finely chopped. Stir together pecans, brown sugar, and pepper.

2. Place half of bacon in a single layer on a lightly greased wire rack in an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet. Repeat procedure with remaining bacon, placing on another lightly greased wire rack in a second foil-lined baking sheet. Press pecan mixture on top of bacon slices, coating well.

3. Bake at 400° for 22 to 25 minutes or until browned and crisp. Let stand 5 minutes.

September 2008