Sweet 'n Spicy Bacon

Posted: July 11

Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Ah, the decadence, the indulgence, the luxury of fresh candied bacon. Sweet 'n Spicy Bacon takes that opulence to a whole other level, adding a pinch of cayenne pepper and curry powder for a tantalizing heat that makes the sweetness of the maple syrup and the meatiness of the bacon even more special. Once you crunch into Sweet 'n Spicy Bacon, nothing else will feel quite so rewarding as the fattiness and aroma of this treat. Knowing this takes less than half an hour to make will only add to the temptation to keep making it, because no matter how much you make, it will always get eaten!


• 1 teaspoon chili powder • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper • 1/8 teaspoon curry powder • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon • 8 bacon strips • 3 tablespoons maple syrup


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

Step 2

Combine the chili powder, cayenne pepper, curry powder, and cinnamon.

Step 3

Sprinkle the seasoning mixture over both sides of the bacon.

Step 4

Place the bacon on a rack. Place the rack on an ungreased 15x10-inch baking sheet.

Step 5

Bake for 10 minutes.

Step 6

Drizzle the bacon with 1 tablespoon of the maple syrup.

Step 7

Turn the bacon and drizzle with the remaining syrup.

Step 8

Bake until browned, about 6-10 minutes.

Step 9

Transfer the bacon to paper towels.

Step 10

Serve warm.

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