Makes approximately 36 breadsticks
3/4 cup lightly packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons chili powder
1 (16-ounce) package thin-sliced bacon
1 (3-ounce) package thin breadsticks*
1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a pie plate, combine brown sugar and chili powder; set aside.
2. Cut bacon in half lengthwise. Wrap 1 piece of bacon around each breadstick. Roll each breadstick in brown-sugar mixture. Place breadsticks in a single layer on a cooling rack. Place rack on a foil-lined 15-x-10-x-1-inch jelly-roll pan.
3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool for 10 to 15 minutes. Serve at room temperature.
*Look for these breadsticks in the gourmet-cracker or Italian-food section of the grocery store.