Sandra Lee's Sugar-and-Spice Bacon

Add this festive sugar and spice bacon to your holiday table this season.

PHOTO: A photo of Sandra Lees Recipe for Sugar-and-Spice Bacon.
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

"GMA" is counting down to Thanksgiving all month long. We're inviting the nation's top chefs to share their recipes, tips and tricks for making every part of your holiday dinner. Here is Sandra Lee's recipe for sugar and spice bacon that tastes like the holiday season.


  • Cooking Spray
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
  • 1 and one-half teaspoons black pepper
  • 12 slices thick-cut bacon
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Place a wire rack on sheet. Coat rack with cooking spray.

    In a small bowl, stir together brown sugar, pecans, and pepper. Rub sugar mixture over top of bacon slices. Place bacon on rack, sugar side up.

    Bake for 22 to 25 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

    Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

    Recipe styled by Karen Pickus, chef/food stylist, "Good Morning America.”

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: bacon, brown sugar, pecans

    Course: Appetizer/Starter

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