I posted this recipe two days ago, but then it just…. vaporized. (I upgraded my server this week and it made things go a little strange for about 48 hours.) Everything *should* be fixed now though, so I’m going to try this again!
This recipe is the result of a desperate experiment to find a new treat for my son when he was allergic to dozens of foods.
He loved it! However, my daughter thinks it’s just plain weird. :) If you feel the same as her, you can always leave the bacon out or substitute chopped nuts for it.
Maple Bacon Candy
(For a printable version, click HERE.)
Put maple syrup, butter and dash of salt in a heavy duty saucepan over medium heat until it comes to a boil. Cook until it reaches 280 degrees F on a candy thermometer. The mixture will be thickened.
Working quickly, thoroughly stir in the bacon crumbles & spoon out onto a parchment lined baking sheet or dinner plate. Spread the candy so it will be a fairly uniform thickness and let cool.
Cut into squares and store in the refrigerator for a day or two, or freezer for several months. Makes around 24 one inch squares.
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