Maple Candied “Bacon”

  • 1 pkg. veg. bacon
  • 2 tbsps. maple syrup
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper

Preheat oven to 350º. Mix together all but the first ingredient. Toss in the “bacon” until well-covered. Place the “bacon” on a nonstick foil-lined baking sheet, and bake for about 30 min. until crisp but not dark.


Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers


• Cream cheese, softened
• As many jalapeno peppers as desired
• Slices of bacon for each jalapeno pepper
Soak toothpicks (one per jalapeno pepper) in sm. bowl of water so that they don’t burn. Preheat oven to 375°. Line a baking sheet w/ foil. Wash, deseed, and cut in half each jalapeno pepper (You can either leave the stems on or off, whichever you prefer). Spoon cream cheese into each jalapeno half, and wrap each half w/ bacon (securing w/ a toothpick). Place on baking sheet, and cook for 25 min. (until bacon is crispy and jalapenos are tender).

Muffin Tin Bacon and Eggs


8 eggs
 12 slices bacon
 ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
 Pinch of salt
 ¼ tsp. black pepper
 Chives, to taste
Preheat oven to 350°. Combine all ingredients, except for the bacon. Grease 12 muffin tins, and wrap the inside of each muffin cup w/ 1 slice of bacon. Fill the cups 2/3 full w/ egg mixture, and bake for 30-35 min.