Preheat oven to 450°.
Cut bacon strips in half and lay them on a cookie sheet covered with aluminum foil.
Brush the bacon strips with 1/2 of the maple syrup.
Sprinkle 1/2 of the brown sugar on top of the maple syrup.
Bake for 20 minutes.
Flip the bacon strips over and brush with the remaining syrup and sprinkle with the remaining brown sugar.
Bake for another 6-10 minutes.
Remove the bacon from the oven and let it cool on a wire rack or on paper towels for 10 minutes.