Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts III

The perfect appetizer for your holiday party is this easy recipe for bacon wrapped water chestnuts.  These tasty treats are not only delicious, but they’re quick and easy to make too!  You don’t even need a deep fryer – you can easily cook these in the oven or on the grill.  This recipe also has instructions for making them ahead of time so that all you have to do when guests arrive is pop them into the oven and enjoy some quality time with family and friends before dinner’s ready.   (Blog post intro paragraph)

prep: 40 mins additional: 35 mins total: 75 mins Servings: 9 Yield: 8 to 10 servings

Ingredients:

1 pound bacon

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

1 cup packed brown sugar

2 (8 ounce) cans water chestnuts

2 cups ketchup

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and ketchup.

Cut bacon in half. Wrap one slice of bacon around each chestnut. Secure the bacon with a toothpick. Arrange the water chestnut wraps in a 9×13 inch baking dish.

Bake the water chestnut wraps for 10 to 15 minutes.

Remove from water chestnut wraps from the oven and drain some of the grease out of the pan. Pour the sauce over the wraps.

Bake for 30 to 35 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 404 calories; protein 7.2g; carbohydrates 44.6g; fat 22.9g; cholesterol 34.3mg; sodium 1062.2mg.

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