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Sweet 'N' Spicy Bacon

 Sweet 'N' Spicy Bacon
Chili powder, cayenne and curry add an unexpected flavor twist to the taste-tempting bacon. With a touch of cinnamon and maple syrup, the well-seasoned strips complement just about any breakfast entree...including the must-try main course here.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 8 bacon strips
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup


  • Combine the seasonings; sprinkle over both sides of bacon. Place on a
  • rack in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at
  • 450° for 10 minutes.
  • Drizzle with 1 tablespoon syrup. Turn bacon and drizzle with
  • remaining syrup. Bake for 6-10 minutes longer or until browned.
  • Remove to paper towels. Serve warm. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 pieces) equals 115 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 210 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.