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Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots

 Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots
Indulge in just one of these scrumptious bacon-wrapped goodies and you’ll taste why they’re a hit with kids of all ages. They’ll go fast, so you may want double the recipe! —Joni Hilton, Rocklin, California
32 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 16 bacon strips, cut in half
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 32 frozen Tater Tots


  • Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until partially cooked
  • but not crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain; keep warm.
  • Combine syrup and pepper flakes. Dip each bacon piece in syrup
  • mixture, then wrap around a Tater Tot. Secure with toothpicks.
  • Place on a greased rack in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake
  • at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Yield: 32
  • appetizers.