Bacon drenched in maple syrup is pretty bomb. But there’s something even better: candied bacon. A sweet, sugary, cinnamon coating paired with a smoked, salty crunch? Yes, please. This recipe takes no more than 30 minutes to prep and bake. And if your alarm isn’t enough to wake you up in the morning, the smell of these guys will deff do the trick.

Candied Bacon Twists

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:15 - 20 minutes
  • Total Time:25 - 30 minutes
  • Servings:9 servings
  • Easy


  • 1 lb. sliced bacon
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Photo by Audrey Mirabito
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    Slice each strip of bacon in half.

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  • Step 3

    In a bowl, add brown sugar and cinnamon and mix together.

  • Step 4

    Dip each slice of bacon into the mixture until it is well-coated.

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  • Step 5

    Twist the strips of bacon, then place onto a pan covered in aluminum foil.

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  • Step 6

    Bake at 350°F for 15-20 minutes.

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  • Step 7

    Let cool to harden for a crispy snack, or serve immediately for a warm and sugary treat.

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