Sweet & Spicy Candied Bacon

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Sweet & Spicy Candied Bacon

Courtesy of Catering by Corey

(Yields 8 to 10 pieces)


1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper 
1 lb. thick-cut smoked bacon
1 cup milk chocolate, melted over double broiler (optional) 


Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix maple syrup, brown sugar, and cayenne pepper together. Spread evenly over bacon on a lined baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes or until crispy. Remove from pan and let cool a cooling rack. If desired, drizzle melted chocolate over the top. 


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