Candied Pumpkin Pie Spiced Bacon
Pumpkin pie spice shows up in many different dished in the Fall but one of our favorite things to put it on is bacon. Make this candied pumpkin spiced bacon at home with our Pumpkin Pie Spice and pair it with your favorite pumpkin spiced beverage.
Candied Pumpkin Spiced Bacon
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Candied Pumpkin Spiced Bacon is a mouthwatering fusion of flavors that marries the savory richness of crispy bacon with the warm, comforting essence of pumpkin spice. This delectable treat begins with thick-cut bacon strips, each one generously coated in a luscious caramelized pumpkin spice glaze. The bacon is then baked to perfection, resulting in a delightful combination of sweet and salty tastes. With a delightful crunch and a harmonious blend of autumn-inspired spices, it's the ideal snack for those seeking a unique and irresistible culinary experience that encapsulates the essence of fall. Whether enjoyed as a standalone indulgence or as a creative addition to various dishes, Candied Pumpkin Spiced Bacon promises to tantalize the taste buds.
1/3 cup pure cane or granulated sugar (or turbinado or demerara sugar for more caramel notes)
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 16-ounce package of bacon (we recommend thick cut bacon)
Preheat the oven to 400°F.
Line a baking sheet with foil. Add a roasting rack to raise the bacon off the surface of the baking sheet if you have one
Mix sugar and pumpkin pie spice together in a small bowl
Sprinkle sugar and pumpkin spice mixture on each side of the bacon to coat them sparsely then put each piece on the baking sheet
Bake the bacon for 20-25 minutes or until desired doneness or crispiness
Remove the bacon from the oven and put on a plate or clean roasting pan, being carful not to let the bacon pieces touch each other so they do not stick together.
Makes 8-10 pieces.
The bacon can be kept in an airtight container at room temperature for up to three days.