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Become Betty's Candied Bacon

Become Betty's Candied Bacon

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Brenda
If you like Trader Joe's Uncured Extra Thick Cut Maple and Brown Sugar Glazed Bacon, then you might find yourself giving this recipe a whirl.  You can use regular bacon with this recipe or thick cut.  Timing is based on regular cut bacon.  This recipe is an adaptation of what was learned in a Sur La Table Class.
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  • 1 pound Bacon
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • maple sugar and/or pinch of cayenne optional


  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Line baking sheet with parchment
  • Add bacon strips to lined baking sheet
  • Drizzle brown sugar (or brown sugar mixture with optional maple sugar/cayenne) on top of each bacon strip.  
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until bacon is crisp
  • Allow bacon to cool and serve.  Caution: Sugar will be bubbling when you remove this.  Allow extra time for sugar to come back to room temperature.