Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Savory bacon and a tangy barbecue sauce go together perfectly, and the crispy crunch of the water chestnuts makes this a fan favorite appetizer.

Recipe Stats

Total Time: 1 hour

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Servings: 12

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 pound bacon
  • 2 tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 2 (8 oz) cans water chestnuts
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium size mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and ketchup.
  3. Cut bacon in half, lengthwise; wrap one slice of bacon around each chestnut; secure the bacon with a toothpick. 
  4. Spray a 9×13″ baking dish with cooking spray; arrange the water chestnut wraps in the baking dish. 
  5. Bake the water chestnut wraps for 10 to 15 minutes.
  6. Remove water chestnuts from the oven and drain some of the grease out of the pan; pour the sauce over the wraps.
  7. Bake for 30 to 35 additional minutes.
  8. Allow water chestnut wraps to cool for 5 minutes; serve hot.
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