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June Pelo
24-03-14, 20:36
Candied Bacon

1 pound sliced bacon
3/4 c. brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
dash cayenne pepper (optional)

Preheat oven to 350. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil, place greased wire rack over foil. In bowl combine brown sugar, cinnamon and pepper, mix well. Press bacon one strip at a time in sugar mixture, coating both sides and place on wire rack. Bake bacon 20-30 min. It should be firm, crispy and dark along edges. Let cool and enjoy. Can eat it or sprinkle on cakes, cupcakes or top of salads.

Bacon Cookies

1/2 c. softened butter or margarine
3/4 c. sugar
1 egg
1 c. flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
10 cooked and crumbled bacon strips
2 c. cornflakes
1/2 c. raisins

In small bowl cream butter and sugar until light. Beat in egg. Combine flour and soda; gradually add to creamed mixture - blend thoroughly. Stir in bacon, cornflakes and raisins. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 15-18 min. until nice and brown. Store in airtight container. Makes 12.