Save on Pinterest

Caramelized Bacon Twists

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


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
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.


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


  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.

Recommended Video