Breaded Brunch Bacon
“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 TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
- 2 large 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
- 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.
- Arrange in a single layer on two foil-lined 15x10x1-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.
Nutrition Facts2 pieces : 111 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 296mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.
Originally published as Brunch Bacon in Simple & Delicious June/July 2011