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Candied Bacon

Submitted by: Tim Bleichroth 


Hey, if you're going to blow your diet and eat bacon, you might as well eat in style. 

Here's a simple recipe for Candied Bacon that I use from time to time. 

Easy to fix and it really makes the bacon taste special. 


1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons prepared mustard
1 pound thick-cut pork bacon




In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, slowly cook bacon until crisp 

(you'll probably have to do this in batches); drain the fat each time. 

Remove from pan and place cooked bacon onto paper towels.


I like my bacon very crisp and dry, so I use the microwave method. Place several strips of the bacon 

in between several sheets of paper towels. Microwave on high until bacon strips are well done. 

The paper towels will absorb the fat as it's cooking out. 


Stir the mustard and brown sugar together to make a thick paste.

Put all the bacon into a frying pan on low heat.


Drizzle sugar and mustard mixture over bacon, tossing with a fork to coat.

Remove from heat and transfer onto a serving platter.
Makes 6 to 8 servings