Bacon Lollipops = Because Everything Is Beautiful In The World

A little bit of bacon in every bite.



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Bacon has made its way into lots of desserts at TheNextTycoon—s'mores, cannoli, bark—and it's no wonder: People are OBSESSED with the fatty strips of pork. In fact, Americans eat nearly 18 pounds of bacon every year. People are so addicted to the stuff, when news broke last year that a bacon shortage was upon us, Twitter and culture at large let out a collective 😭😭😭.

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Luckily, the shortage was basically a hoax and bacon mania prevails, turning up in foods in all kinds of creative ways. When we heard about Bacon Lollipops, we knew we had to check 'em out. Candied bacon is obviously a thing, but true bacon candy? We visited Roni-Sue's Chocolates, a cute candy shop in New York City's Lower East Side neighborhood to see how in the hell you make these lollipops to begin with.

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First, owner Rhonda Kave cooks up lots and lots of crispy bacon. (THE BEST BACON I'VE EVER HAD IN MY ENTIRE LIFE. Not exaggerating—for real.) Then you ditch the super-fatty parts and sprinkle the bits into lollipop molds. Then a mixture of smoked tea, maple syrup, agave syrup, glucose syrup, and sugar is cooked and poured into the molds to set. The process seems pretty easy, but working that sauce gun is more intense than it looks :)



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The verdict? You'll have to watch to find out, but let's just say bacon DOES, in fact, make everything better—even lollipops.

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