Pile of ritz crackers with candied bacon on top
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Sweet and Spicy Bacon Crackers

Sharing our Sweet and Spicy Bacon Crackers as the perfect bacon cracker appetizer for any party!  Sweet bacon baked over top buttery Ritz crackers with a little kick!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon cracker appetizer, bacon crackers, sweet and spicy bacon, Sweet bacon
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 218kcal


  • 12 slices uncooked bacon
  • 2 sleeves Ritz crackers , about 45 crackers
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce , more or less to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil and place wire rack on top. Lightly grease with nonstick spray.
  • Place crackers in a single layer on the rack. Slice bacon into quarters and place one quarter on each cracker.
  • In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar and hot sauce. Place a small amount of brown sugar mixture on top of the bacon.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until bacon is crisp. Serve immediately. Best served same day.


Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 307mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg