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Million Dollar Bacon ingredients

Million Dollar Bacon (First Watch Copycat)

What you end up with are mildly spicy lightly caramelized strips of perfectly cooked bacon. Completely acceptable to enjoy as a snack. Million Dollar Bacon will elevate your brunch game and your burger bar!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Burgers, Snack
Servings 6


  • 1 pound bacon regular thickness

For the Glaze

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 Tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • Preheat oven to 325° F. Place a rack onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Combine the glaze ingredients in a shallow bowl.
  • Drag strips of bacon through glaze and place on rack. Bake for 15 minutes. Rotate pan and bake another 10 minutes or until your desired doneness. Allow to cool slightly before serving.