Baked Bacon

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by NoSpringChicken

Bacon acquires a crunching coat with wonderful zipped-up flavor. When I started making this more than 40 years ago, egg substitute was not readily available. Now I use that instead of egg yolk, which will work, too. The recipe came from a newspaper years ago and is yellow with age. I make this often.....for breakfast, brunch or a snack!

Top Review by Fauve

This recipe sounded so wonderful. So I went all out. Dragged out the extra ingredients, and went by all the steps listed here to "dress up" our Sunday morning breakfast. I followed the recipe exactly, using the egg yolk rather than egg substitute... It smelled wonderful while cooking and looked festive, too. But the result? Disappointing. I only ate a bite, and my husband and son, who love bacon ate barely a half piece each. Because of the cracker crumb coating, I suppose, the bacon was about 10 times greasier than bacon cooked the usual way. I am so sorry to give a low ratng here, but I do wish I had known how very greasy this bacon would be before I started this recipe, myself...

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In shallow bowl, whisk together the egg substitute or egg yolk, Worcestershire sauce and dry mustard.
  3. Dip bacon slices in egg mixture, then in cracker crumbs, patting to coat each side.
  4. Place on rack in shallow baking pan.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until bacon is crisp and browned.

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