Appetizer Recipes

Yummy Bacon and Water Chestnut Appetizer Recipe

Yummy appetizers are one of my favorite dinner alternatives and things to serve for holidays and game nights. But finding a variety of sweet, savory, filling, and unique can be challenging. This bacon and water chestnut appetizer is a staple for our parties because it is so delicious and an easy finger food recipes that fills out our menu. So if you are looking for fun appetizers to serve at your next party – you need to try these wter chestnut appetize bacon wrapped!

Yummy appetizers are one of my favorite dinner alternatives and things to serve for holidays and game nights. But finding a variety of sweet, savory, filling, and unique can be challenging. This bacon and water chestnut appetizer is a staple for our parties because it is so delicious and an easy finger food recipes that fills out our menu. So if you are looking for fun appetizers to serve at your next party - you need to try these wter chestnut appetize bacon wrapped!

Bacon and Water Chestnut Appetizer

You will love this satisfying, sweet and savory bacon and water chestnut appetizer! This is truly one of the great appetizers we serve over and over again because it is easy to make and so tasty too! Plus it only requires a couple simple ingredients to make this satisfying appetizer. We always serve it on New Year’s Eve and make it for company, game nights throught the year, and more! Ready to try this water chestnuts and bacon appetizer recipes?

Start out by grabbing your ingredients: 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup chili sauce 1 lb bacon cut in half 1 can water chestnuts, whole 

Water chestnut appetizer bacon wrapped

Start out by grabbing your ingredients:

  • 1 cup sugar,
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1 lb bacon cut in half
  • 1 can water chestnuts, whole 

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In pan slightly cook 1/2 slice of bacon. You want it to still be “bendable”, but mostly cooked.

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Water chestnut bacon appetizer

Remove the bacon from the pan. As soon as you can touch the bacon, wrap a water chestnut in a piece of bacon and secure with toothpick.

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Chestnuts and bacon appetizers

Put the bacon wrapped chestnuts in a square pan.

chili sauce glaze for water chestnuts wrapped in bacon

water chestnuts and bacon appetizer recipes

Next, in a small bowl mix sugar and chili sauce to make a simple glaze. Pour the chili sauce over the chestnuts.

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Bake the glazed water chestnuts for 30 minutes at 400 F, re-basting half way through.

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Pull the bacon wrapped appetizers out of the pan and put on a plate.

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Eeryone is going to want to take a bite out of these sweet and sour appetizers!

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Serve warm for a super yummy appetizer that appeals to everyone!

This sweet and savory appetizer is such a great finger food! Whip up this yummy bacon and water chestnut appetizer!

This sweet and savory appetizer is such a great finger food! Whip up this yummy bacon and water chestnut appetizer!

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Bacon and Water Chestnuts Appetizer

Yummy appetizers are one of my favorite dinner alternatives and things to serve for holidays and game nights. But finding a variety of sweet, savory, filling, and unique can be challenging. This bacon and water chestnut appetizer is a staple for our parties because it is so delicious and an easy finger food recipes that fills out our menu. So if you are looking for fun appetizers to serve at your next party - you need to try these wter chestnut appetize bacon wrapped!
Author: Beth Gorden

Ingredients

  • 1 can water chestnuts whole
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 bottle chili sauce
  • 1 lb bacon cut in half
  • toothpicks

Instructions

  • In a skillet slightly cook the 1/2 slices of bacon. You want it to be bendable, but mostly cooked. Remove from the pan.
  • As soon as you can handle the bacon, wrap a chestnut in each 1/2 piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick. Put in square pan.
  • In a small bowl mix the sugar and chili sauce. Pour sauce over chestnuts.
  • Bake 30 minutes at 400F. Re baste the chestnuts once during the time in the oven.

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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