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Sweet & Spicy Bacon    (printer friendly)

Sweet & Spicy Bacon1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 t cayenne pepper

1 pound good, thick-cut bacon (I use Niman Ranch)

1. Preheat oven to 400 and line a large, rimmed (important!) baking sheet with tinfoil.

2. Combine flour, sugar and cayenne in a large zip-lock bag.

3. Coat bacon with mixture by tossing a few slices at a time into the bag.

4. Lay out bacon slices on baking sheet and cook for 15-25 minutes. After 15 minutes, watch carefully as it can burn quickly.

5. Drain on paper towels.

At first the bacon won't be super crisp, but let it cool and it will become crisp. Can be made a day ahead and reheated in a 250 oven for 10-15 minutes.