Melissa's Cuisine: Brown Sugar Baked Bacon

Monday, December 19, 2011

Brown Sugar Baked Bacon

I just can't believe that we have just 12 days left in 2011...where has this year gone?  And now, once again, it's the 3rd Monday of the month.  By now, I'm sure you know what that means!  It's reveal date for Group C of the Secret Recipe Club.  You also know how much fun I have browsing though my assigned blog each month to find a delicious looking recipe to try out.

Secret Recipe Club

This month was no different.  I was assigned to Kimberly's blog, Rhubarb and Honey. Kimberly loves to share healthy and delicous food, and prefers to buy food produced locally and in a sustainable manner.  I can totally relate to that!  After reading through her many recipes, I decide on her Brown Sugar Baked Bacon .  Simple, and delicous!

Growing up, I remember my brother always dipping his bacon into syrup when we had bacon with pancakes or waffles.  I figured this was a similar concept, sweet bacon.  I thought this was a fun way to make bacon a little differently, and I think it could also be used in baked goods, similar to how people use chocolate covered bacon.  One note though, as you can see, some of the edges of my bacon got rather dark (I think the sugar started to burn), while the middle stayed a bit wobbly.  (Probably because I used regular bacon, not thick cut.)  Just keep an eye on the bacon and you should be fine!    
Brown Sugar Baked Bacon

1 pound thick cut bacon (I used regular bacon)
1/2 cup brown sugar

1.  Preheat oven to 375 and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

2.  Place the bacon on the cookie sheet side by side.

3.  Sprinkle brown sugar over the bacon and rub it in a bit. 

4.  Place the pan on the top rack of the oven and bake for 40-45 minutes, until browned and crispy. 

Serve hot.


  1. What a great way to cook bacon, especially for a crowd!

  2. I have always wanted to make bacon this way, but I'm afraid if I do I'd never go back to plain!

  3. You had me at bacon. (I know this is not the most original comment, but it is the truth!) LOL

    Hope you have a great holiday!

  4. Is it possible that you have made bacon better? Sounds goooood!

  5. sorry i´s not possible to link to your post :(

  6. I was a bacon dipper, too! Just loved that sweet and salty combination! So this easy recipe is for me! : )

  7. Sounds good to me! And easy too!

  8. Have always wanted to make this and now I have a recipe. Who doesn't love bacon. Glad to be part of SRC with you. Happy Holidays!

  9. Everything is better with bacon. I love how you cooked these. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Ahh! Bacon! I think I could live on it. Yours looks awesome! I always liked bacon dipped in syrup too, so I'm giving this a try!

  11. Great choice for SRC! I do this with maple syrup too :-) Thanks so much for the visit and the kind comment.

  12. Oh, this bacon sounds amazing! It is our weekly treat on Sunday mornings...and would be even more spectacular jazzed up with brown sugar! Great SRC post~

  13. Let's see, is the main ingredient bacon? You know it's gonna be good. I have some thick cut peppered bacon that I believe will be perfect for this!

  14. This is truly my favorite way to make bacon, and it is so easy too. Great post!

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