Bacon is meat candy, so it’s only fitting to sugarcoat it and turn it into real candy. Whether you’re serving these as an appetizer or dessert, this candied bacon a surefire way to win over a roomful of carnivores. From BBQ Makes Everything Better.
Candied Bacon Strips
12 strips bacon, cut in half
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
Cayenne pepper to taste
1. Brush both sides of the bacon with maple syrup and coat with brown sugar and cayenne pepper.
2. Smoke over indirect heat at 300 degrees for about 45 minutes until the bacon is crispy.
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