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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




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


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 300℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and place a wire rack on top.

    300 ˚F / 149 ˚C

  • 2

    Lay the bacon strips in a single layer on the wire rack.

    • 1 Pound bacon strips, cold

  • 3

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

    • 1/2 Cup pure maple syrup, warmed

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

  • 4

    Place the baking sheet on the grill grates. Close the lid and cook, flipping the bacon occasionally, until it browns and crisps, 60-75 minutes.

  • 5

    Remove the bacon from the grill and let cool slightly before serving. Enjoy!

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