Create your own amazing full flavored maple candied bacon! Maple syrup is baked into thickly sliced cuts of bacon create a lightly sweetened, yet savor candy-like coating, ideal for breakfast, as a snack with a cocktail or in our delicious Maple bacon fudge recipe!
5 slices thick-cut bacon (about 1/2 pound)
2/3 cup Grade A dark amber pure maple syrup
Place the bacon strips in 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Bake 15 minutes in a 400F oven.
Remove from oven; drain fat & pat the bacon slices with paper towels or a lint free cotton cloth to remove any excess grease.
Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees.
Pour maple syrup over bacon slices, flipping to evenly coat both sides.
Bake 16 minutes, remove from oven, flip the bacon slice and return to oven rotating the pan, bake an additional 16 minutes until bacon is golden brown and syrup is thick, (Keep a close eye on it for the last 10 minutes.)
Carefully transfer the hot bacon candy to parchment paper using tongs. Let cool to harden.
Bacon candy will keep up to 10 days in an airtight container in the fridge.
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