Bacon Crackers

Bacon Crackers

87 Reviews 11 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    1 h
  • Ready In

    1 h 15 m
Gayle Woodle
Recipe by  Gayle Woodle

“These sweet, crisp bacon and cracker treats are simple to make and outrageously delicious!”

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Original recipe yields 30 servings



  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).
  2. Arrange the crackers in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Top each cracker with 1/3 slice bacon, and sprinkle desired amount of brown sugar over all.
  3. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until browned and crisp. Serve warm.

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In the South, this is also a variation on "pig candy." My friends & I prefer the savory version, also called "Bow Ties": wrap the bacon around Club-style crackers & sprinkle w/ Parmesan cheese. As the bacon cooks, it shrinks, & the cracker resembles a bow tie. Depending on your bacon (quality/thickness), they could possibly bake up to 2 hrs, even. These keep incredibly well for several days in an airtight container.



Wow - this one surprised me. I took earlier advice and lined CLUB rectangular crackers (better fit for bacon) on a cookie cooling rack over a baking sheet lined with parchment, just in case of the bacon grease factor. Only made about 30 of them, and that said, used about 8 slices applewood smoked bacon, cut into fourths, and they fit well on the cracker. Did a light dash of cayenne for some heat, then sprinkled with brown sugar, and cooked for an hour. I think you could up the heat a little on your oven (275?), or just broil them at the end to caramelize the brown sugar a little more. The crackers weren't soggy, and they were quite good and easy to make, with hardly any mess or grease on the pan. I think the choice of lean bacon is key to this one. Smokey, sweet, crunchy and little heat from the cayenne. I'll definitely do this one again. Note - for me, they tasted better warm than cold, but they reheat well and quickly.



Have made these many times and found out from the beginning it does not take ANYWHERE near the whole pound of brown sugar. For the last batch I used the new oval crackers with a "rim". Worked GREAT. I also add a bit of cayenne and black pepper to the brown sugar before "lightly" sprinkling over you have sweet, salty, smoky AND spicy!!!! Have also mixed some Penzey's Fox Point seasoning with the sugar before baking. Superb.

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Amount Per Serving (30 total)

  • Calories
  • 204 cal
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 11 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs
  • 23.8 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 267 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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