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Sausage Bacon Bites

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.
  • Makes
    about 3-1/2 dozen


  • 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


  • 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.
  • Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon brown sugar. Bake until bacon is crisp, 35-40 minutes, turning once. Sprinkle with remaining brown sugar.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 51 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 100mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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  • DeniseMV
    Dec 30, 2018

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  • HBcook
    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!!

  • tstreich
    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.

  • CountryGirl1821
    May 12, 2013

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  • mamaknowsbest
    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!

  • Brfuller
    Nov 18, 2012

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

  • abreendre
    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.

  • Juliasmom
    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!

  • JoGot
    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!!

  • raveangelx79
    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.