Bacon Water Chestnut Wraps

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.


about 2-1/2 dozen

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
The holidays around the house just wouldn't be the same without these classic wraps. Through the years, Christmas Eve guests have proven it's impossible to eat just one. —Laura Mahaffey, Annapolis, Maryland
Bacon Water Chestnut Wraps Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound bacon strips
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) whole water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce


  1. Cut bacon strips in half. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until almost crisp; drain. Wrap each bacon piece around a water chestnut and secure with a toothpick. Place in an ungreased 13x9-in. baking dish.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, mayonnaise and chili sauce; pour over water chestnuts. Bake, uncovered, at 350° until hot and bubbly, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 appetizer: 75 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 148mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.