Candied Bacon

Cuisinart original

Sweet, salty and bacon – some of our favorite things come together in this crowd-pleasing twist on bacon. We especially think it brings our Bacon-Wrapped Scallops to the next level!


Makes 10 servings


2     tablespoons light brown sugar
¼    teaspoon cayenne pepper
10  slices thick-cut bacon
       nonstick cooking spray

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per slice:
Calories 78 (77% from fat) • carb. 2g • pro. 4g • fat 6g • sat. fat 2g chol. 15mg • sod. 260mg • calc. 0mg • fiber 0g


1. In a large bowl, mix together the brown sugar and cayenne pepper.
Add the bacon slices and toss to coat.
2. Place the AirFryer Basket onto the Baking Pan and coat with nonstick
spray. Arrange the bacon slices in a single layer in the basket.
3. Place the prepared basket into the oven in rack position 2.
Select AirFry at 400°F for 10 minutes until crispy.
4. Let cool before serving.

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