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Glazed Bacon Water Chestnuts Recipe

A sweet glaze coats these crunchy appetizers that get gobbled up at parties as soon as I put them on the plate.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:34 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds sliced bacon
  • 3 cans (8 ounces each) whole water chestnuts, drained and halved
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise


  • 1. Cut bacon strips into thirds. Wrap each strip around a water chestnut and secure with a toothpick. Place in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 30-35 minutes or until bacon is crisp, turning once; drain.
  • 3. Meanwhile, combine the remaining ingredients; pour over water chestnuts. Bake 6-8 minutes longer or until hot and bubbly. Yield: about 8-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 each) equals 119 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 199 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer