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Made some snacks for the Vikes/Eagles game today super easy, really tasty. 

1 lb bacon

1 lb pretzel sticks

1 cup brown sugar 

1 tablespoon cayenne pepper

 

preheat grill to 350 F on indirect, put some foil down to catch the bacon grease. You can use about any kind of pretzel sticks, the large rods work well, those thin crunchy breadsticks work, I decided to try these Dots brand today, they are a local brand and have a flavor like seasoned salt and pepper baked in. They are short though so I cut my bacon into thirds, wrapped each stick and rolled it in brown sugar, you can't over sugar, It'll just melt off. Lightly sprinkle with cayenne and cook for 10 to 20 minutes, start checking about 10 though because they can go black in a hurry. I let them cool and serve, excellent with a beer!

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