Candied Bacon Recipe

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Aubree Edwards Modified: March 23, 2022
Candied Bacon Recipe

How To Make Easy Candied Bacon

Sweet and salty are all the rage these days, and this candied bacon is no exception. With just 3 ingredients, you can make a crispy all-around treat!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1lbbacon,thick cut
  • 1tbspfresh ground black pepper
  • 1cuplight brown sugar,packed


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Place a wire rack on a foil-lined baking sheet. Arrange the bacon on the wire rack, then sprinkle with the black pepper. Lightly pat the brown sugar on top of the bacon to create a thin layer.

  3. Transfer the baking sheet to the oven, then bake for 25 minutes or until the brown sugar has melted and the bacon is crisp.

  4. Remove from the oven, then allow to cool for 10 minutes. Using tongs, transfer the bacon to a parchment lined baking sheet and allow to cool to room temperature.

  5. Serve, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days at room temperature.


  • Calories: 307.47kcal
  • Fat: 22.53g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.55g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.89g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.67g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.06g
  • Fiber: 0.22g
  • Sugar: 18.16g
  • Protein: 7.27g
  • Cholesterol: 37.42mg
  • Sodium: 380.60mg
  • Calcium: 21.70mg
  • Potassium: 147.83mg
  • Iron: 0.44mg
  • Vitamin A: 6.47µg
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