Crack Bacon

This Cracked Bacon recipe features delicious center cut bacon that’s oven baked with a sweet and spicy brown sugar cinnamon glaze. Whether you call it Bacon Crack, Man Candy or Crack Bacon, we should warn you that this bacon is very addictive!


"You are my go-to site for all things bacon! And this crack bacon was amazing! Loved the cinnamon kick! So good!" ~Kathleen


Center cut sliced bacon Brown sugar Water Cinnamon Cinnamon oil

Step one

Preheat the oven to 375°F. Place bacon on a lined baking sheet, and bake for 10 minutes.

Step TWO

Whisk together the brown sugar, water, cinnamon and cinnamon oil in a saucepan. Heat over medium heat and whisk until the sugar dissolves.


When bacon is partially cooked, remove from oven. Blot up all of the grease with paper towels.

Step four

Brush the bacon with the glaze, using a silicone pastry brush. Bake for 5 minutes, then blot excess grease.


Brush the bacon with the glaze. Bake for 5 minutes until the bacon is crispy and candied.

Step SIX

Transfer bacon to parchment paper to cool. Dab excess grease with paper towels. Serve and enjoy!

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