Bacon is great. But candied bacon? Next level. And this Sunday brunch delicacy is easier to make than you think. Watch how, then pour yourself a bloody Mary--garnished with some of that candied bacon, of course--because you deserve it.

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How to Make Candied Bacon:

Step 1: In large bowl, mix 2 tablespoons of maple syrup with ¼ cup brown sugar, 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste to combined.

Step 2: Fully coat 6 to 8 slices of thick cut bacon thoroughly in the maple mixture.

Step 3: Line a baking sheet with tin foil, then place a baking rack on top. Line up the coated bacon strips on the rack. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes.

Use as a garnish for your favorite cocktail (Bloody Mary’s perhaps?) or enjoy it on it’s own. Because you deserve it.

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