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Cornmeal & Brown Sugar-Crusted Bacon


Published: Friday, January 10, 2020

¼ c. plain yellow cornmeal

3 Tbsp. brown sugar

1½ tsp. freshly ground pepper

16 thick bacon slices

Preheat oven to 400°. Line jellyroll pans with aluminum foil. Combine first 3 ingredients in a shallow dish. Dredge bacon slices in cornmeal mixture, shaking off excess.

Place half of bacon in a single layer on a lightly greased wire rack in a jellyroll pan. Repeat procedure with remaining bacon, placing on another lightly greased wire rack in a second jellyroll pan. Bake at 400° for 40-45 minutes or until browned and crisp. Let stand 5 minutes. —8 servings.

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