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Spicy Cornmeal-Crusted Bacon

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 8
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If you thought you couldn't make bacon even better, think again. Our spicy cornmeal coating ups the ante on delicious.
By Paula Jones
Created Jan 27, 2012
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  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb thick-sliced bacon


  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Place cooling rack on 15x10-inch pan or cookie sheet with sides.
  • 2
    In shallow bowl, mix cornmeal, brown sugar, chili powder and pepper. Add bacon slices, one at a time, to cornmeal mixture and turn to coat both sides; shake off excess. Place slices in single layer on rack in pan.
  • 3
    Bake about 25 minutes or until crisp and browned.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    If you like spice, feel free to add more chili powder for an extra punch.
  • tip 2
    If you don’t like spice, then omit the chili powder altogether.


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