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Pig Candy for the Grill

Pig Candy Recipe for the BBQ

This delicious Pig Candy recipe combines sweet and savory for a delicious, maple-bacon treat.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1 lb thick cut peppered bacon
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup


  • Arrange the bacon strips on a broiler pan.
  • Combine brown sugar and cayenne pepper in a bowl and set aside.
  • Warm up the grill to around 300-350 degrees.
  • Place the broiler pan with the bacon on the grill and cook for about 15 minutes, then flip the bacon.
  • Lavishly coat the bacon with the brown sugar mixture and cook for another 15 minutes.
  • Coat the bacon with the maple syrup on both sides and cook for another 5-10 minutes, depending on how crispy you like it.
  • Remove from grill, let cool, then serve.
Keyword bacon, maple, pig candy