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Brussel Sprouts

The Best Brussel Sprouts Recipe


  • 1 lb Fresh Brussel Sprouts Cleaned and cut in half
  • 3/8 C Bourbon
  • 3-4 Pieces Bacon
  • 3 TBS Bacon Grease
  • 2 TBS Maple Syrup
  • 1 TSP Fresh Garlic
  • 1 TSP Salt
  • 1 TSP Pepper


  1. Cook Bacon and reserve grease.

  2. Clean brussel sprouts.

  3. Cut off the hard bottoms of the brussel sprouts and cut sprouts in half.

  4. Cook brussel sprouts and garlic in bacon grease until soft. Remove from pan.

  5. Using the same pan, add maple syrup and bourbon. Cook down over medium heat until the bourbon and syrup are fully incorporated and is as thick as syrup.

  6. Place sprouts onto a baking sheet. Pour bourbon syrup over the sprouts and top with bacon and salt and pepper.

  7. Broil on low until for 5-10 minutes, until the sprouts are crispy.

Recipe Notes

If you are pre-cooking the Brussel Sprouts, do not broil until just before you are ready to serve them