5Slicesof McCormick Grill Mates Brown Sugar Bourbon Marinated Bacon.
2 ¼Cupsof all-purpose flour
2 ½Teaspoonsof baking powder
2 ¼Cupsof brown sugar separated
1 ½Sticks of melted salted butter
1Tablespoonof vanilla extract
2Tablespoonsof pure maple syrup
1Heaping cup of chopped pecans
¼Cupof toffee chips
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.
These blondies will keep in an air tight container upto 4 days or so.