Peppered Brown Sugar Bacon

Peppered Brown Sugar Bacon

Sweet and spicy bacon is a great way to liven up any brunch gathering.

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cup packed brown sugar
teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
lb bacon (8 slices)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Place wire rack on foil.
  2. In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, add brown sugar and peppers; shake to mix. Separate bacon slices, and place in bag; shake to coat.
  3. Arrange bacon in single layer on rack. Bake 20 minutes.
  4. Turn bacon over; brush with brown sugar mixture. Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until golden brown. Remove from rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Cayenne pepper is a hot, pungent powder made from several of various tropical chiles that originated in French Guiana.
The brown sugar mixture will give the bacon a delicious sweet and spicy caramelized flavor. Increase the amount of cayenne pepper for an extra-spicy treat.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 13g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.