Brown Sugar Bacon Hearts – recipe and tutorial

brown sugar bacon hearts tutorial

if you saw my segments on Good Day Sacramento then you already know what the MOST talked/asked about item was: the brown sugar bacon hearts … of course! they are adorable and delicious – my favorite combination. who can go wrong with bacon smothered in brown sugar? here is the tutorial and recipe for bacon hearts! ps – you can see the live segment HERE and get lots of other valentine meal ideas and check out  the paper mama where i first saw this cute idea!

Bacon Hearts tutorial & recipe

first, cut your bacon in half and fold it to create the two sides of the heart shaped bacon.

Brown Sugar Bacon recipe and tutorial

combine 1/2 cup of brown sugar and 2 tablespoons of mustard

Brown Sugar Bacon Hearts for Valentines Day

smother the bacon hearts in the brown sugar mixture. line the bottom of your sheet pan with foil or parchment paper to catch the drippings for easier clean up. bake at 400 degrees for 15 -20 minutes

Bacon Hearts tutorial for Valentines Day

they may not be perfect – the bacon curls up a bit when cooking – but you get the idea and so will whoever has the glorious pleasure of consuming this heart shaped bacon treat

Brown Sugar Bacon Hearts
  • 12-15 slices of bacon
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  1. Cut the bacon in half. Fold over two halves to create a heart shape.
  2. Lay these on a cooling rack on a foil lined baking sheet.
  3. Combine the brown sugar and mustard and spread over the bacon hearts.
  4. Cook at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes.

brown sugar bacon hearts tutorial


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