Candied Maple Bacon Ice Cream – Hiland Dairy

Candied Maple Bacon Ice Cream


  • 2–4 cups Hiland Dairy Old Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 8 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, softly packed
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Hiland Dairy Spreadable Butter


  • Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  • Line a jellyroll pan with aluminum foil. Fit a baking rack on top of the pan, and coat it generously with cooking spray.
  • Place eight strips of bacon onto the baking rack.
  • In a small bowl, mix the brown sugar, maple syrup and spreadable butter together.
  • Brush each bacon strip with the maple mixture, reserving half for each side. Bake for 12 minutes.
  • Turn over and brush the remaining maple mixture on top of each strip.
  • Return to the oven and bake an additional 12 minutes or until desired crispiness. Remove and let cool completely.
  • Once cooled, transfer the bacon onto a plate or cutting board and chop into smaller bits, leaving a few larger pieces for garnish.
  • Scoop the ice cream into a small bowl.
  • Add the bits of bacon to the ice cream and gently fold together.
  • Serve immediately in small bowls, and garnish with a large piece of bacon.

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