This recipe is featured in our Holiday 2017 Food + Entertaining article, Christmas Brunch.
Sweet and Spicy BaconCourse: Breakfast, Brunch
1½ tablespoons light brown sugar, packed
Rounded ¼ teaspoon cayenne
Rounded ¼ teaspoon black pepper
1 pound thick-cut bacon (about 12 slices)
- Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir together brown sugar, cayenne and black pepper in a small bowl. Arrange bacon slices in one layer (not overlapping) on rack of a large broiler pan. Bake 20 minutes. Turn slices over and sprinkle evenly with spiced sugar. Continue baking until bacon is crisp and deep golden, 20 to 35 minutes more (check bacon every 5 minutes). Transfer to paper towels to drain.
- Recipe from Gourmet, September 2006