1 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons dry mustard
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
½ teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 pound thick cut bacon
4 ounces cream cheese
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 pear, cored and thinly sliced
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with foil and place a cooling rack on top.
In a small bowl, mix the brown sugar, mustard, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, nutmeg and red pepper flakes.
Lay bacon strips on a cooling rack. Sprinkle sugar mixture on the bacon. Bake 30 minutes.
In a separate bowl, mix the cream cheese and maple syrup.
After baking, cut the bacon into 1-inch pieces. Spread a little of the maple cream cheese onto each piece of bacon. Place a slice of pear between 2 bacon pieces.