Bacon Candy

Crispy, sweet and salty, this three-ingredient snack is the ultimate cocktail party hors d’oeuvre. Great with bloody marys.
Photo by Barbara B.
Adapted from foodandwine.com

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

25

minutes

SERVINGS

20

servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

25

minutes

SERVINGS

20

servings

Adapted from foodandwine.com

Ingredients

  • 1/2

    cup packed light brown sugar

  • 1 1/2

    teaspoons chile powder

  • 20

    slices of thick-cut bacon (1 1/2 pounds)

Directions

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.

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