Photography by Eric Helgas / Styling by Ali Nardi

Candied Bacon


  • 1 lb. thick-cut bacon
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1/4 c. + 2 tbsp Crispin 'The Saint' Cider
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg


  • Preheat the oven at 400 degrees.
  • Combine the sugar, cider, and spices and set aside.
  • Line the baking sheet with foil and place a cooking rack over the pan.
  • Arrange the bacon on the rack, cooking for 10 minutes.
  • Brush the bacon with the sugar mixture.
  • Cook another ten minutes until the syrup thickens atop the bacon.
  • Cool until the sugar sets.