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Glazed Bacon Water Chestnuts

 Glazed Bacon Water Chestnuts
A sweet glaze coats these crunchy appetizers that get gobbled up at parties as soon as I put them on the plate.
34 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 30-35 minutes or until bacon is
  • crisp, turning once; drain.
  • 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: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer