Maple Glazed BLT

  • Author: Sprinkles & Sea Salt
  • Yield: 4 sandwiches 1x


1/2 pound thick-cut applewood smoked bacon

1/2 cup maple syrup

2/3 cup dark brown sugar


8 slices bread

1/2 cup apple butter

1 avocado

1 tomato

1 tsp sea salt

1 head romaine lettuce


Maple Glazed Bacon

Preheat oven to 400°F

Line baking sheet with aluminum foil, make sure to wrap the aluminum foil around the sides and cover the whole pan for easy clean up

Place a baking rack on top of the lined pan

Lay the bacon slices on the rack in a single layer

Using half of the maple syrup, brush the bacon slices with a thick coat of maple syrup

Bake for 10 minutes

Remove from oven, flip bacon, brush other side with remaining maple syrup

Put back in oven, bake 10 minutes

Remove from oven, flip bacon again, rub bacon slices with half of the brown sugar

Put back in oven, bake 5 minutes

Remove from oven, flip bacon one last time, rub with remaining brown sugar

Put back in oven, bake 5 more minutes

Remove bacon from oven*


Toast bread

Spread a thick helping of apple butter on 4 of the bread slices

Slice avocado and tomato, sprinkle with salt

Pull apart lettuce leaves and slice into smaller pieces

Layer lettuce, maple glazed bacon, tomato and avocado on top of the bread with apple butter spread

Top with other bread slice


*You can make the bacon ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator in an air-tight container for up to 3 days