Mushroom Bacon Bites Recipe
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Mushroom Bacon Bites Recipe

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This is the perfect appetizer for most any occasion. The tasty bites are easy to assemble and brush with prepared barbecue sauce. When we have a big cookout, they're always a hit...but they make a nice little "extra" for a family dinner, too. -Gina Roesner, Ashland, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 24 medium fresh mushrooms
  • 12 bacon strips, halved
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 each) equals 226 calories, 20 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 505 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.


  1. Wrap each mushroom with a piece of bacon; secure with a toothpick. Thread onto metal or soaked wooden skewers; brush with barbecue sauce.
  2. Grill, uncovered, over indirect medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until the bacon is crisp and the mushrooms are tender, turning and basting occasionally with remaining barbecue sauce. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Mushroom Bacon Bites in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p29

Blush Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a blush wine such as White Zinfandel or a Rosé.

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Reviewed Oct. 17, 2015

"I had these at a party and they were good."

Reviewed Sep. 9, 2014

"So delicious! You can put them on the grill with your steak or burgers or cook inn the oven at 350 until bacon is browned.Either way they make a great side dish!"

Reviewed May. 26, 2011

"Another myshroom favorite for my family and friends. A true perfect appetizer for any occasion."

Reviewed Jan. 20, 2011

"I make these all the time - although I have never grilled them. I bake them in my toaster oven!"

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