Candied Bacon (Airfryer)

Cuisinart original

Seriously addictive – try eating just one slice .


Makes 12 servings


  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 12 slicesof applewood smoked bacon,  thick-cut

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per slice:  Calories 43 (75% from fat) • carb. 1g • pro. 2g • fat 4g • sat. fat 1g chol. 8mg • sod. 150mg • calc. 0mg • fiber 0g


1 . Place the AirFryer Basket onto the Baking/Drip Pan. Reserve.

2 .  In a large bowl, mix together the brown sugar and cayenne pepper. Add the bacon slices and toss to coat.

3 .  Arrange six bacon slices in a single layer in the basket. AirFry in the lower position with the temperature set to 400°F for 8 to 10 minutes, until crispy. Repeat with remaining six bacon slices . Let cool, then serve .