Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Bacon is all the hype these days, and I am happy to be apart of the fad. I recently made these Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts, and fell in love with them. I used my family as taste testers while attending gatherings, and they passed with flying colors! My Mom used to make a similar recipe years ago, so when I made a version of my own, she was blown away. The process is simple, involving the bacon being wrapped around the water chestnuts with toothpicks. Then in a saucepan, the brown sugar, ketchup, and Worcestershire sauce is heated and poured over the wrapped bacon. They are baked in the oven, for about 40-50 minutes, and then is done!

A great feature for this recipe, is that if there are any leftovers, they can be stored in an air-tight container. I doubt there will be many left once you taste these flavorful, and addicting Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts!

Ingredients: Bacon, Brown Sugar, Ketchup, 2 (8oz) cans of water chestnuts, and Worcestershire sauce.

Cut bacon slices into thirds. Cut some of the bigger water chestnuts in half.

In a saucepan, combine ketchup, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce; heat just to boiling.

Wrap chestnuts in bacon and secure with toothpicks.

Place in a 9×13 pan.

Bake in preheated oven until bacon is completely cooked.

Ingredients
  • Toothpicks
  • 1 cup ketchup

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 16 ounces sliced bacon

  • 2 (8 ounce) cans water chestnuts, drained

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a saucepan, combine ketchup, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce; heat just to boiling.
  3. Cut bacon slices into thirds. Cut some of the bigger water chestnuts in half.
  4. Wrap chestnuts in bacon and secure with toothpicks.
  5. Pour sauce over bacon and water chestnuts.
  6. Place in a 9×13 pan.
  7. Bake in preheated oven until bacon is completely cooked, about 40 to 50 minutes. (Keep eye on them closely, while baking)
  8. Enjoy!

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