Cornmeal and Brown Sugar Crusted Bacon

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 16 slices 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Bacon heaven comes with a little cornmeal and brown sugar in this ultimate recipe for 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 15 to 20 minutes or until browned and crisp. Let stand 5 minutes.