Bacon Crackers

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Makes about 30 crackers
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 package butter crackers (like Townhouse or Club crackers, either rectangular or oval in shape)
  • 8-10 slices of bacon
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

Preparation

  • Heat the oven to 350°F/175°C.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  • Align crackers on a wire rack set into a lined baking sheet. (Leave a little space in between the crackers for the bacon, as it will hang over the edges of the crackers.)
Bacon Crackers on rack.
  • Slice the bacon into thirds or fourths (depending on the length and shape of your crackers). Place a piece of cut bacon lengthwise on each cracker.
  • Sprinkle a generous amount of brown sugar on top of the bacon-topped crackers (about 1 heaping teaspoon per cracker). Then lightly sprinkle with cayenne and black pepper.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes or until brown sugar begins to melt and bacon becomes crisp. Allow crackers to cool on wire rack before eating.

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