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Brown Sugar Bacon with Cracked Black Pepper

With a hint of sweetness and spice, this bacon is an irresistible savory-sweet treat.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 131kcal
Author Gary White


  • 1 lb. thick cut bacon
  • ¼ cup brown sugar loosely packed
  • ¼ 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