spicy candy bacon

Candied Cajun Bacon

Bacon is perfect on its own. But, we’ve found that a little dash of sugar can create a candied bacon treat that adds a bit of sweet to the savory flavor of bacon. This recipe kicks our candied bacon recipe up a notch with a hint of spice. Enjoy this Cajun candied bacon recipe as a snack, an appetizer, or a garnish for your favorite Bloody Mary.

cajun candy bacon

Candied Cajun Bacon

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Protein: Pork
Cut: Bacon
Diet: Dairy Free, Gluten Free
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 19 minutes
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 pkg ButcherBox Bacon
  • 1 Tbsp Cajun seasoning substitute: Southwest seasoning
  • 3 Tbsp sugar


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Mix sugar and cajun seasoning together and set aside.
  • Lay out bacon on a parchment lined baking sheet. Par-cook bacon for 10 minutes.
  • While bacon is in the oven set up another parchement-lined baking sheet and sprinkle ⅓ of sugar mixture evenly on it.
  • After 10 minutes, transfer par-cooked bacon onto second baking sheet and then sprinkle remaining sugar mixture on each slice of bacon. Place back in oven for another 8 minutes.
  • Let cool after removing from the oven before enjoying!
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