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Maple Sriracha Candied Bacon

The most decadent comforting cheese boards happen in winter, and are made even better if they include this Maple Sriracha Candied Bacon! Learn how to perfectly pair your favorite French fromage with the perfect wines & accouterment!

Serves 4     adjust servings

Preparation 5m Cook Time 20m Total Time


  • 8 slices bacon
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha

French Cheese Board

  • 1 wheel Brie cheese
  • 1 wedge Blue cheese
  • 1 wheel Triple Cream cheese
  • 1 log Goat cheese
  • Assorted crackers
  • Toasted baguette slices
  • Apple slices
  • Fresh raspberries
  • Fresh grapes
  • Honey
  • Pear jam
  • Onion jam
  • Stone ground mustard
  • Green olives
  • Chocolate chunks
  • Roasted almonds
  • Pistachios
  • Fresh rosemary


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Set a cooling rack on the baking sheet, then lay the raw bacon slices on it, making sure they don't touch.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together maple syrup and sriracha. Using a pastry brush, coat each slice of bacon with the mixture.
  3. Place the bacon in the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and brush with remaining sauce mixture, then return to oven and bake for 10-15 more minutes to your desired doneness.


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