Dear Santa, I would really like to have some bacon candy in my stocking this year. I’ve been a good girl, I promise!! This is a great item to make for your parties or even a special snack. Enjoy! xoxo
Food and Wine Magazine
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons chile powder
20 slices of thick-cut bacon (1 1/2 pounds)
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.
Yields: 20 strips
cook Time: 10 minutes