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Caramelized Bacon Twists

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

about 3 dozen

A friend gave me this recipe to use at a bridal shower brunch, and the sweet chewy bacon strips were a big hit. Lining the pan with foil before baking helps cut down on cleanup. —Jane Paschke, University Park, Florida
Caramelized Bacon Twists Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 pound bacon strips

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 15x10x1-in. pan with foil.
  2. In a shallow bowl, mix brown sugar and cinnamon. Cut bacon strips crosswise in half; dip in sugar mixture to coat. Twist 2 or 3 times, then place in prepared pan. Bake until browned and crisp, 15-20 minutes.
    Freeze option: Freeze cooled bacon twists in freezer containers, separating layers with waxed paper. If desired, reheat in a microwave oven or on a foil-lined baking sheet in a preheated 350° oven before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 bacon twist: 35 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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