Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops
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Serves: 4
  • 4 bone-in center-cut rib pork chops (about 1-inch thick)
  • 4 strips crisp-cooked bacon, diced
  • salt
  • pepper
  • garlic powder
  • Glaze:
  • ⅓ cup molasses
  • ¼ cup bourbon -OR-apple cider
  • 3 tbs dijon mustard
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with foil; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, crisp fry bacon. Dice bacon. Reserve drippings and drain bacon on paper towels. Set aside.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine the molasses, bourbon and dijon mustard. Bring to boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and boil for about 10 minutes or until there is about ½ cup of reduced glaze.
  4. Pat chops dry. Sprinkle with salt, pepper & garlic powder. Brown pork chops in reserved bacon drippings. Brown each side about 8-10 minutes. Place browned chops on prepared baking sheet.
  5. Coat each chop with about 1 tbs of the glaze.
  6. Bake in preheated oven 10-15 minutes. Remove and drizzle additional glaze over chops. Top with diced bacon.
Recipe by The Midnight Baker at