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Breaded Brunch Bacon Recipe

“This recipe earned a permanent spot in my tried-and-true collection after one bite! Guests can’t resist it.” —Rebecca Novakovich, Dallas, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups finely crushed reduced-sodium saltines (about 45 crackers)
  • 10 thick-sliced bacon strips, halved widthwise

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow dish, whisk the eggs, vinegar, mustard and cayenne. Place cracker crumbs in another shallow dish. Dip bacon in egg mixture, then roll in crumbs.
  • 2. Arrange in a single layer on two foil-lined 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes; turn. Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until golden brown. Remove to paper towels to drain. Serve warm. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 pieces equals 111 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 296 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.