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Bacon Candy

Author: Jennifer Locklin


  • 2 pounds thick sliced bacon
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun Dry Rub recipe below


  • Preheat the oven to 400°.
  • Line 2 rimmed baking sheets with foil.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the brown sugar with the <g class="gr_ gr_69 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_disable_anim_appear ContextualSpelling ins-del multiReplace" id="69" data-gr-id="69">cajun</g> dry rub.
  • Arrange the bacon strips (not touching) on the foil and coat the tops with the cajun sugar.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until caramelized and almost crisp.
  • Transfer the bacon to a cooling rack set over a foil-lined sheet pan to cool completely; serve.