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Balsamic-Cranberry Potato Bites Recipe

Balsamic-Cranberry Potato Bites Recipe

Here's a deliciously new twist on rumaki. It's easy to make and your guests will be delighted with the flavor. —Kelly Boe, Whiteland, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:48 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 small red potatoes, quartered
  • 12 bacon strips
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (14 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

Directions

  • 1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until almost tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, cut bacon strips widthwise into fourths. Drain potatoes and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Wrap a piece of bacon around each potato quarter; secure with toothpicks. Place in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until bacon is crisp.
  • 3. In a small saucepan, combine cranberry sauce and vinegar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until slightly thickened, about 15 minutes. Coat appetizers with sauce mixture. Serve warm. Yield: 4 dozen (1-1/4 cups sauce).

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 47 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 75 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.