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Sausage Bacon Bites Recipe

Sausage Bacon Bites Recipe

These tasty morsels are perfect with almost any egg dish or as finger foods that party guests can just pop into their mouths. Try them as an accompaniment to fondue. —Pat Waymire, Yellow Springs, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 35 min. YIELD:40 servings


  • 3/4 pound sliced bacon
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) frozen fully cooked breakfast sausage links, thawed
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar, divided


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cut bacon strips widthwise in half; cut sausage links in half. Wrap a piece of bacon around each piece of sausage. Place 1/2 cup brown sugar in a shallow bowl; roll sausages in sugar. Secure each with a toothpick. Place in a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  • 2. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon brown sugar. Bake 35-40 minutes or until bacon is crisp, turning once. Sprinkle with remaining brown sugar. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 51 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 100mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0g fiber), 2g protein

Reviews for Sausage Bacon Bites

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Reviewed Mar. 9, 2014

"I made these for my daughter's birthday dinner and they were a big hit. Very simple to make but they only sat for a couple of hours before baking. I bought original Jimmy Dean sausage but turkey would work fine to lighten it up. It took 40 minutes to get them nice and gooey browned and crispy!!"

Reviewed Jul. 11, 2013

"Made half the recipe to try and they were gone in a heartbeat. I used turkey sausage links. Very good and easy."

Reviewed Feb. 7, 2013

"This made a great last minute after school snack for a house unexpectedly filled with tween boys! Obviously. Didn't wait 4 hours. But I was voted best mom that afternoon!"

Reviewed Nov. 18, 2012

"I made for Thanksgiving and Christmas 2011 and plan to again this year."

Reviewed Mar. 6, 2012

"served these at a brunch. I should have made a double batch. I used less brown sugar than called for. Just sprinkled after baking."

Reviewed Sep. 25, 2011

"So delicious! I've made them a few times and everyone loves them. It is a very simple recipe - I was trying to think of something easy to make for a party today and when I thought of these I knew they were perfect!"

Reviewed Jan. 1, 2011

"WOW! This recipe is simple quick and packs a punch with amazing flavor! Christmas Eve this year was COMFORT FOOD and my sister brought these to the party! She hadn't even hung up her coat in the closet when everyone started raving about them. Inside of one hour her TRIPLE recipe of these wonderful little sausage bacon bites were gone! I will be making them soon and often!!"

Reviewed Dec. 13, 2010

"I have made this twice; it is excellent. However unless I am doing something wrong here, 3/4 lb bacon isn't enough. There is way more sausage. I made this twice, and forgot to have extra bacon on hand the second time, and had the same problem again."

Reviewed Nov. 28, 2009

"I made these for a church brunch. Everyone loved them. They are so easy to make."

Reviewed Jan. 1, 2009

"i make these for our food day at work and they are always the first thing gone!"

Reviewed Apr. 15, 2008

"Although not one of my favorites to eat, I absolutely love making this. The first time I tried them, the brown sugar burnt. Everyone loved them then. I've made them again sans burnt sugar and now people salivate over them! I highly recommend this for any group of people."

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