Back of Billionaire's Bacon Is Porky Heaven on a Plate We recently declared bacon to be our editor's pick for top trendy ingredient of 2008. To honor the new titleholder, I thought I'd pay homage to my favorite ingredient by making a dish that highlights its pure essence. When Sugar staffer MandyWH first sent me this recipe, I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. It reminded me of the bacon at my favorite brunch spot in the world! The bacon is chewy, crispy, caramelized, and lick-your-fingers delicious. It would be a delightful appetizer at a football-watching party. To make your own priceless billionaire's bacon, . Billionaire’s Bacon From Saveur Ingredients1 lb. bacon 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar Directions Separate strips of bacon and blot dry with paper towels. Put sugar into a wide dish. Coat both sides of bacon in sugar, firmly pressing sugar into each strip. Lay bacon out on sheet pans as coated (some sugar will fall off). Cook bacon in a preheated 425° oven, turning once, until browned and lacquered, about 15 minutes. Transfer to a lightly oiled sheet pan to let cool. Break slices into thirds. Serves 8 to 10 as an appetizer. Information Category Meats, Appetizers Cuisine North American View 6 Photos › Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3 Photo 4 Photo 5 Photo 6 What’s Your Reaction? Share this reaction with your friends! 0Reactions Comments DanaJae11 8 years I make something similar, take a little smokie sausage and wrap the bacon around it secure with a toothpick then bake. Delicious caramelqtee75 8 years That is how I always cook bacon, it looks so freakin good. Rancher'sGirl 8 years fuzzles, you are so right! LOVE Piggy Candy! :drool: lisabarn 8 years I am so afraid to make this because I would eat all of it in one sitting! aimeeb 8 years I always put a little brown sugar on my bacon and sausage when I cook b'fast. fuzzles 8 years Ooops! Pig CANDY. I got a little excited there. Now, that is all. fuzzles 8 years Making Pig Bacon with anything but the real McCoy is a sacrilige and is punishable by a near-lethal flogging with wet lasagna noodles and silicone kitchen utensils!!! :faint: That is all. ;) ilanac13 8 years if bacon was the new great thing in '08 i wonder what we're going to rediscover for 2009 :) if only there was a vegetarian bacon that actually tasted/smelled like the real thing. i've never had bacon, but i can only imagine that if there COULD be a veggie alternative then maybe i could like it. verily 8 years That looks so good and so naughty. lynp 8 years Those look amazing. I tried a similar recipe not that long ago, but added some cinnamon to the brown sugar. They were unbelievable. It added some warmth to the bacon. fuzzles 8 years Also known as "Pig Candy." *jumping up and down* Be warned, a serving will be defined not in ounces, but how much is in front of you! :drool: Alithyra 8 years That cannot possibly be healthy. But will I try it? Oh, probably. It's bacon! What's not to love? Lala0 8 years sinful!