Close up of Candied Bacon on a Stick

The Tantalizing Appetizer That Will Disappear in Minutes

  • Author: Mealtime Medley
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 24 Servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Turn to this Candied Bacon On A Stick Recipe for an appetizer that guests will flock to!  Perfect for any gathering – or even a unique bake sale treat!



  • 12 Slices Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • 1/2 Cup Packed Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Water
  • 1/2 Tsp Cayenne Pepper (Optional)
  • 24 4-Inch Bamboo Skewers

Treat Bags – (Optional if making as a Bake Sale treat)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Farrenheit
  2. Line large baking sheet with foil.
  3. Place wire rack on foil lined cookie sheet and spray with oil.  (I just use my metal cooling racks for this)
  4. Cut bacon in half and thread one piece on each skewer
  5. Place skewered bacon on wired rack
  6. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, water, and cayenne pepper if using.
  7. Brush sugar mixture over bacon.
  8. Bake 20-25 minutes or until bacon is browned.
  9. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to cool.

Keywords: Candied Bacon on a stick

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