Friday, January 20, 2017

National Buttercrunch Day - Bacon Buttercrunch


1 cup bacon, cooked very crisp and crumbles. Reserve fat
8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons fine sea salt
1/4 cup water
13x18 rimmed sheet
Candy thermometer


1. Pour Bacon fat in a glass measuring cup. Add melted butter. You should have about 1 1/2 cup total set aside.
2. grease your baking sheet
3. In a medium sized heavy bottomed saucepan mix the bacon fat mixture with sugar, vanilla, salt and water. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Clip the candy thermometer to the side of the an and cook for about 18 minutes or until thermometer reaches 300 degrees F 150 degrees C. stirring constantly
4. Remove from heat and add the bacon. Pour mixture onto the prepared baking sheet. Spread mixture evenly and allow it to cool completely
5. Store in an airtight container for 1 week use parchment paper between layers.

Thank you for checking out this recipe have a blessed day!

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