Bacon-wrapped Water Chestnuts

Adapted from
  • 1 pound bacon
  • 2 cans water chestnuts, 8 oz each
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup chili sauce
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cut each strip of bacon in half. Wrap one strip around one water chestnut. Secure with a wooden toothpick. Place in shallow baking dish.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 minutes. 
  4. While the wraps are baking, in a small mixing bowl combine brown sugar and chili sauce to make barbecue sauce. 
  5. After the wraps have finished baking, transfer them (removing them from the grease) to a second shallow baking dish. Pour the sauce over the wraps. 
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 to 15 additional minutes, or until bacon is crispy. Serve hot out of dish with toothpicks

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