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Bacon wrapped water chestnuts

Bacon Wrapped Water chestnuts are by far one of the most requested appetizers from friends. Water chestnuts wrapped in bacon slathered in a brown sugar glaze, these tasty bites are always the first thing to go at a party.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon wrapped water chestnuts
Servings: 15
Calories: 80kcal
Author: Heather


  • 1 can whole water chestnuts
  • 1 package of center cut bacon
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • toothpicks


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cut the bacon slices in thirds and then wrap one piece around 1 water chestnut. Put toothpick through the bacon and water chestnut to secure the bacon.
  • Prepare a foil lined cookie sheet with non-stick spray and place the wrapped water chestnuts on the pan.
  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • While the bacon wrapped water chestnuts are baking, add the ketchup, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce to small sauce pan. Cook on medium heat until brown sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • After 25 minutes, take out water chestnuts and cover them with the sauce. Bake again for 25 minutes. Serve warm.



Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Sodium: 170mg | Potassium: 81mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.2mg