Tennessee Bacon Candy 1 pound Benton’s bacon 3 tablespoons Jack Daniel’s Whiskey 2/3 cup packed dark brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Place a wire rack on top of the foil. Arrange the strips of bacon close together in a single layer on top of the rack. Brush the bacon with the bourbon. Sprinkle the pepper and brown sugar evenly over the bacon.