Preheat oven to 400 degrees Line 2 rimmed baking sheets with foil.
In a small bowl, whisk the brown sugar with the chile powder.
Arrange the bacon strips on the foil and coat the tops with the chile sugar
Bake for 20-25 minutes, until caramelized and almost crisp.
Transfer the bacon to a rack set over a sheet of foil to cool completely. Serve.