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Praline candied bacon

73saint

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Been tinkering, and really like this batch. I took some of my home made bacon, ugly pieces that didn’t make the packages. Cooked it off in the skillet, and set to the side. Preheated my oven to 375, coated the strips with maple syrup & dredged in a mix of brown sugar, white sugar and chopped pecans. Into the oven until the sugar begins to caramelize. Then cooled on racks and refrigerated until it becomes slightly brittle. This stuff is soooo good!
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Coming from VT this may sound strange, but I hate tree piss. Do you think honey could be substituted for the syrup? Those look awfully good Saint.

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Coming from VT this may sound strange, but I hate tree piss. Do you think honey could be substituted for the syrup? Those look awfully good Saint.

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Absolutely Chris. Matter of fact the first time I did this I tried cane syrup. Anything w a sweet sticky glaze oughta work.
 

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Lol!!!! Tree piss! That's a good one. And you're not alone. My wife doesn't care for it either. I was thinking about making another batch of bacon jam. But this sounds delicious. Was the brown and white sugar a 50/50 blend?
 

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Lol!!!! Tree piss! That's a good one. And you're not alone. My wife doesn't care for it either. I was thinking about making another batch of bacon jam. But this sounds delicious. Was the brown and white sugar a 50/50 blend?
Thanks Steve. I used 3/4 cup of light brown sugar to 1/4 cup of white sugar to 1 cup of chopped pecans.
 

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You better send some of that my way. I have to do a quality control check for you. Looks and sounds really good!
 

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Thanks. I do believe I'll be on a quest tomorrow!
Let me know what you think. Better yet, let me know how you think it can be improved. I pretty much sat by the oven, right when brown sugar starts to bubble and liquify, I turned off the oven. First batch I got a little too dark.

I bet it’d be good w a dash or two of cayenne.
 

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Yum ! That looks and sounds great .
 

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Looks Great, Saint!!!
You need some of them for next Time Brees Kicks Brady's Butt !!
Nice Job!
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That just looks magnificent! This will be made for Christmas Parties this year!!!
 

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Dang. I would have to leave the almonds out. Might have to try this.
 

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That looks great man!! I also love chocolate dipped bacon.
 

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I am generally not a sweet eater.
Caramel is my kryptonite for sweet and I love nuts and bacon.
Hmmm, future plans.
... I would have to leave the almonds out.
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Did I miss something?
I would have to leave out pecans (or walnuts) for my daughter.
Not a candied almond fan.
 
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