Parade Breakfast Snacks

Three tasty treats for Thanksgiving Day parade watching

In a year like 2020, when so many things are not like they used to be, it’s nice to know that one of the longest-running holiday traditions will go on this year: The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Of course, it’s been reimagined and will be a TV-only type of event on NBC, but familiar sights will still be seen live from 34th Street in New York City by more than 50 million viewers worldwide. Giant, larger-than-life balloons; dazzling, colorful floats; entertainers galore; and, of course, the one and only Santa Claus will be on hand.

All of which begs the question: What kind of breakfast snacks will you enjoy while watching the parade this year with friends and family? Well, as luck would have it, we have some deliciously brilliant ideas: Sue Bee® Honey French Toast Bites, Aunt Sue’s® Cinnamon Honey Pull-Apart Rolls and Aunt Sue’s® Candied Bacon.

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Sue Bee® Honey French Toast Bites

If brunch is your favorite meal, then this recipe is for you. We’ve taken a morning classic and added a sprinkle of cinnamon and a healthy pour of our favorite ingredient – Sue Bee® honey! Plus, these bites make it easy to make a larger quantity so everyone can have a nibble. Pair it with our Sue Bee® Mimosa 75, too!


1 loaf of French bread, unsliced

4 eggs, well beaten

1/2 cup milk

1/3 cup Sue Bee® honey

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp vanilla extract


Cut the bread into cubes.

In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, vanilla and Sue Bee® honey. (Note: You can melt the honey in the microwave for 20 seconds first if that helps.)

Add the salt and cinnamon to the bowl and mix.

Dip the cubed bread into the egg mixture, making sure to coat all sides.

Place the dipped bread cubes on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Broil on one side for three minutes. Then flip the bites and broil for another three minutes. (Keep in mind that, with a broiler, the process can take less than three minutes per side. Just toast so they crisp but do not burn.)

Photo of Aunt Sue's® Cinnamon Honey Pull-Apart Rolls.

Aunt Sue’s® Cinnamon Honey Pull-Apart Rolls

One bite of our cinnamon honey pull-apart rolls and your self-control will be out the door and down the street. They’re sweet without being too rich, and they’re best served warm with a hefty drizzle of our Aunt Sue’s® Raw & Unfiltered Honey. Mornings never tasted better.


14 frozen dinner rolls

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup sugar

1 tbs cinnamon

1/4 cup Aunt Sue’s® Raw & Unfiltered Honey


Thaw dinner rolls for one hour, then cut into three pieces and shape into balls.

Melt butter and place in a small bowl.

Mix sugar and cinnamon and place in a small bowl.

Coat each piece of dough with butter, then with cinnamon-sugar mixture. (Keep any leftover butter for later!)

Place the coated dough into a cast iron skillet (or 9×13 baking dish).

Allow dough to rise for at least two hours.

Bake at 350° F for 30 minutes.

Remove from oven and top with remaining melted butter.

Drizzle Aunt Sue’s® Raw & Unfiltered Honey. Serve warm.

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Aunt Sue’s® Candied Bacon

Never again will you have a Bloody Mary without this delicious candied bacon as a garnish. Made sweet with Aunt Sue’s® Raw & Unfiltered Honey, and spicy with sriracha, it’ll be gone faster than it took you to make it. … Maybe plan on doubling the recipe below just in case.


2 tbsp Aunt Sue’s® Raw & Unfiltered Honey

2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 tbsp sriracha

8 slices thick-cut bacon

Salt and pepper


Mix the Aunt Sue’s® honey, apple cider vinegar, sriracha, salt and pepper in a bowl.

Bake your bacon in the oven for 15 minutes at 350° F.

Remove from the oven and brush with the honey mixture, then continue baking for five minutes.

Remove from oven again, flip bacon and brush other side with the honey mixture, then continue baking for another five minutes.

Remove bacon from oven and let cool for 30 minutes before serving.

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