Cook Time: 15 minutes
Meal Type: Snack
Heat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Line two rimmed cookie pans with foil, spray with cooking spray.
In a large bowl combine snack mix, pecans and bacon.
In a 2 quart sauce pan, heat brown sugar, butter and corn syrup over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally until bubbly around edges. Cook 5 more minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Cool 2 minutes. Carefully stir in bourbon and cayenne.
Pour over snack mixture. Toss until evenly coated.
Spread snack mixture on pans. Bake 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes to caramelize the mixture. Cool completely about an hour, stirring every 15 minutes to break up pieces.
Recipes found on this page are from Got to Be NC members, staff, industry partners and Stove Side Chats. Stove Side Chats is Got to Be NC’s cooking show hosted by restaurant marketing specialist Chad Blackwelder. This series invites chefs and home cooks from around the state to teach you how to cook with in-season North Carolina deliciousness.