Brown Sugar Bacon with Cracked Black Pepper

It's like candy!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 131kcal
Author: The Foodie Eats


  • 1 lb. thick cut bacon
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar loosely packed
  • 1/4 tsp. course cracked black pepper about 20 turns of pepper mill


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Cover large rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil (for easier cleanup). Place rack on baking sheet and arrange bacon in single layer. Gently rub brown sugar evenly over bacon, then top with pepper.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, until desired crispness is reached. Then cool for at least 5 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 60mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.1mg