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Baked Maple and Brown Sugar Bacon

Baked Maple and Brown Sugar Bacon

By Traeger Kitchen

Your guests will go wild over this sweet, salty, and crispy treat, so make plenty. Leftovers are great on salads, or just eaten as a snack.

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours




Number of People Serving


Units of Measurement:
1 Pound cold bacon
1/2 Cup pure maple syrup, warmed
1/2 Cup brown sugar, plus more as needed


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 300℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    300 ˚F / 149 ˚C

  • 2

    Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and place a wire rack on top. Lay bacon strips in a single layer on the wire rack.

    • 1 Pound cold bacon

  • 3

    Using a pastry brush, brush each strip of bacon on both sides with the warmed maple syrup, then sprinkle brown sugar evenly on both sides.

    • 1/2 Cup pure maple syrup, warmed

    • 1/2 Cup brown sugar, plus more as needed

  • 4

    Put the baking sheet in the grill and cook bacon for 60-75 minutes, or until bacon browns and appears to be crisping.

    300 ˚F / 149 ˚C

  • 5

    Allow the bacon to cool slightly before eating. Enjoy!

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