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Shrimp Wrapped in Bacon

If you're looking for something a little different to serve guests, you can't go wrong with these elegant shrimp bites, pleasantly seasoned with bacon, basil, goat cheese and barbecue sauce. —Eileen Stefanski, Wales, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    20 appetizers

Ingredients

  • 10 bacon strips
  • 20 large fresh basil leaves
  • 20 uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup finely crumbled goat cheese

Directions

  • Cut each bacon strip in half widthwise; set aside. Wrap a basil leaf around each shrimp. Wrap a piece of bacon around each; secure with wooden toothpicks.
  • Place in a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 375° for 14-16 minutes or until bacon is crisp.
  • Brush with barbecue sauce; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 2-4 minutes longer or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 40 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 133mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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