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Best Ever! Sweet Spicy Bacon! Bacon! Bacon!! The perfect spice blend - the perfect bacon!! Oh my gosh! With the first bite, I died and went to Heaven! Simply Sated
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Best Ever! Sweet Spicy Bacon! Bacon! Bacon!

The perfect spice blend - the perfect bacon!! Sweet, spicy bacon with onion slivers. The best - ever!! Note* Recipe adapted from Food Network, Geoffrey Zakarian's Ultimate BLT http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/geoffrey-zakarian/gzs-ultimate-blt.html
Course Breakfast, Misc., Sandwiches
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 (2 bacon strips each)
Author Susie Gall


  • 8 slices bacon medium-thick cut
  • 1- teaspoon black pepper
  • 1- teaspoon cumin
  • 1- teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoky paprika
  • 1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper optional
  • ½ sweet yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 2- tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2- teaspoons olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 380F.
  2. Lay the bacon on a griddle over a foil-lined baking sheet.
  3. In a small bowl, combine all spices and sprinkle the mixture over the bacon.
  4. Top with sliced onions and sprinkle with brown sugar.
  5. Roast bacon 20 minutes, flip bacon over and roast another 15-20 minutes until almost crispy and onions have caramelized.
  6. Remove from oven and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  7. Enjoy!