I accidentally made this recipe a few years ago by mistake. I had some sliced bacon in a bag with brown sugar and put it in the fridge. I forgot about it for a day and realized that the bacon had liquefied the brown sugar. I put it in the oven for about 2 hours on low heat and when I pulled it out i realized the brown sugar had caramelized and I had bacon candy. I have since refined this recipe to be able to produce the same results in just a few hours.
Step 1: What you will need
For the candied bacon you will need the following:
Dark drown sugar
Crushed red pepper
First lay the bacon out flat on a nonstick mat. I use a Silpat mat I got a Bed Bath and Beyond a few years ago. You will also need a baking sheet with a bit of a lip to it so the bacon grease does not spill out.