Candied Pepper Bacon

Candied Pepper Bacon

Add a little bite to your bacon with the addition of fresh cracked pepper and brown sugar. These Candied Pepper Bacon strips are so addictive!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 12 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • Freshly cracked black pepper


  • Preheat your oven to 400ºF and cover a baking sheet with foil.
  • In a small bowl mix together the brown sugar and freshly cracked black pepper. Place the bacon on the sheet pan and sprinkle with the mixture. Bake until bacon is crispy, about 15 minutes. Serve hot.


Use fresh cracked pepper for this recipe to really give it a punch.
This will become a new breakfast favorite!

Perfect Pairing

Want another breakfast idea? Our Cowboy Skillet Hash is a fun breakfast dish.
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