homemade candied bacon

Candied Bacon

Last Updated on August 26, 2022

We’re not sure there’s anything better than crispy, savory bacon. But these days, candied bacon makes a strong contender for the brunch, bar and Bloody-Mary-topping favorite. This simple recipe from Chef Yankel features ButcherBox bacon, maple syrup, sriracha, and brown sugar.

candied bacon recipe

Candied Bacon

4.16 from 26 votes
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Protein: Pork
Cut: Bacon
Diet: Dairy Free, Gluten Free
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Total Time: 26 minutes


  • 1 pkg ButcherBox Bacon
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp Sriracha sauce
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp coconut aminos
  • ground black pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Mix maple syrup, coconut aminos, and Sriracha until thoroughly combined.
  • Brush bacon with the syrup mixture.
  • Sprinkle bacon with brown sugar and fresh ground pepper.
  • Cook bacon for 16 minutes.
  • Transfer bacon to a wire rack for cooling.
  • Eat your delicious bacon.
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Yankel Polak is the Head Chef at ButcherBox.