Cornmeal and Brown Sugar Crusted Bacon
1/4 cup plain yellow cornmeal
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
16 thick bacon slices
1. Preheat oven to 400°. Combine first 3 ingredients in a shallow dish. Dredge bacon slices in cornmeal mixture, shaking off excess.
2. Place half of bacon in a single layer on a lightly greased wire rack in a jelly-roll pan. Repeat procedure with remaining bacon, placing on another lightly greased wire rack in a second jelly-roll pan.
3. Bake at 400° for 20 to 25 minutes or until browned and crisp. Let stand 5 minutes.
Recipe adapted from My Recipes