Angels on Horseback

Angels On Horseback

Do you have a special occasion coming up? Is it time to wow your guests with an elegant hors d’oeuvres that will leave them wanting more? If so, then the recipe for Angels on Horseback is perfect. These are simple-to-make hors d’oeuvres that only require four ingredients and three steps. They are rich in flavor but not too heavy, making them ideal for any type of party or celebration where you want to serve something small but delicious. This recipe is easy enough to make ahead and store until needed and comes from my mom’s favorite cookbook: The Joy of Cooking by Irma S. Rombauer (1931). Give these a try today!
prep: 10 mins cook: 10 mins total: 20 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 12 oysters


? teaspoon ground black pepper

12 slices bacon

12 shucked oysters

? teaspoon smoked paprika

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

½ teaspoon salt


Preheat an oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Set a wire rack into a small baking dish.

Wrap each oyster with a slice of bacon, and secure with a toothpick. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, paprika, and parsley; set onto wire rack.

Bake in the preheated oven until the bacon is crispy, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve immediately. They aren’t as good once they get cold.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 162 calories; protein 12.3g; carbohydrates 6.1g; fat 9.3g; cholesterol 49.8mg; sodium 745.2mg.

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