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Candied Bacon Blondie Recipe!

blondie bars filled with pecans, candied bacon and toffee bits
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9 bars
Calories: 653kcal
Author: Cari

Ingredients

  • 5 Slices of McCormick Grill Mates Brown Sugar Bourbon Marinated Bacon.
  • 2 ¼ Cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 ½ Teaspoons of baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 2 ¼ Cups of brown sugar separated
  • 1 ½ Sticks of melted salted butter
  • 1 Tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons of pure maple syrup
  • 1 Heaping cup of chopped pecans
  • ¼ Cup of toffee chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven at 350 degrees.
  • In a shallow pan, lay the bacon out and sprinkle ¼ cup of brown sugar over the uncooked bacon.
  • Bake bacon until dark golden brown, about 8 minutes then turn it over and sprinkle ¼ cup of brown sugar over the other side of the bacon. Bake for another 8 minutes. Using tongs, transfer to rack and cool. The bacon can be prepared unto 4 hours ahead.
  • While the bacon is cooling, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and pecans in one bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together butter and sugar, slowly add in vanilla extract and maple syrup. Pour butter and sugar mixture into dry ingredients and whisk in one egg a a time.
  • Fold in toffee chips. Lastly, chop the cooled candied bacon and gently fold it into the batter.
  • Pour mixture into a 9x9 baking pan that has been lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake in oven for 25 minutes and allow to cool completely before cutting.

Notes

These  blondies will keep in an air tight container upto 4 days or so.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bar | Calories: 653kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 373mg | Potassium: 210mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 61g | Vitamin A: 612IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 2mg