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Coffee and Brown Sugar Bacon

Serves 8

Time: 40 minutes. Everyone loves waking up to the smell of coffee and the smell of bacon, and the flavors are pretty awesome together too. Add some molasses-y brown sugar, and you'll reach bacon nirvana.

Coffee and Brown Sugar Bacon

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon
 1 pound thick-cut bacon
 1 tablespoon ground coffee
 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
 2 tablespoons freshly brewed coffee
Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°. Line a rimmed baking pan with parchment or waxed paper and set a flat rack on top.

Step 2

Lay bacon strips on rack, overlapping slightly if needed. Sprinkle top of strips evenly with ground coffee. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and brewed coffee, stirring just to blend to a paste. Brush top of strips with half of sugar mixture.

Step 3

Bake 15 minutes. Turn bacon over and brush with remaining sugar glaze. Bake until crispy, 10 minutes more.

Step 4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Serves 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 144Calories from Fat 49
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.8g12%

Saturated Fat 2.8g14%
Cholesterol 13mg5%
Sodium 259mg11%
Total Carbohydrate 14g5%

Dietary Fiber 0.0g0%
Protein 4.9g10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.