Ingredients

  • 16 oz. Smithfield Bacon, cooked crisp and chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. corn syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda

Details

Product:

Bacon

Meal Course:

Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

Dish Type:

Dessert

Preparation

  1. Combine bacon and pecans; set aside.
  2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or coat with margarine.
  3. Place butter in medium saucepan with tall sides; melt over medium-high heat. Stir in sugars, corn syrup and water; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Attach candy thermometer to side of the saucepan, without touching bottom of pan. Without stirring, boil mixture until temperature reaches 295°F.
  4. Remove pan from heat; stir in vanilla, baking soda, and bacon-pecan mixture. Quickly pour candy onto baking sheet, spreading to make thin. Cool completely before breaking into pieces to serve.