Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts II

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts II

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"Mouth-watering bacon and water chestnut appetizer, covered with a savory sauce and baked."
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1 h 5 m servings 172 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 11.4 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.5g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 366 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a saucepan, combine ketchup, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce; heat just to boiling. Pour sauce over bacon and water chestnuts.
  3. Cut bacon slices into thirds. Cut some of the bigger water chestnuts in half. Wrap chestnuts in bacon and secure with toothpicks; place in a 9x13 pan.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until bacon is completely cooked, about 45 to 50 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.


  1. 104 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

YUMMY!!! To cut down on the mess, I wrap the chestnuts and THEN pour the sauce over them (careful not to get too much of the sauce on the toothpicks...makes for guests' sticky hands!) Also, I do...

Most helpful critical review

Definitly not what I was expecting. I followed the directions exactly and they certainly didn't taste like any bacon-wrapped water chestnuts I'd had before. Very thick and sticky ketchup flavo...

YUMMY!!! To cut down on the mess, I wrap the chestnuts and THEN pour the sauce over them (careful not to get too much of the sauce on the toothpicks...makes for guests' sticky hands!) Also, I do...

delicious, great cold too! don't eat too many! the best way to get the most out of this recipe is to cut the bacon once lengthwise and once widthwise so you get 4 pieces out of each strip of bac...

This recipe was a HUGE hit at a recent party. They were gone in a matter of minutes. I was in a pinch for time so I cut some corners. I microwaved the sauce, cooked the bacon and water chestn...

I also make these, but cut the bacon into 3rd's, then wrap the chestnuts and secure with a toothpick. THEN bake them until done, and drain all the grease. Just before the guests arrive, I pour ...

Big hit! Wow these went fast. As the bacon cooks, the sauce turns into a thick yummy goo. I only needed half the sauce, which I dabbed on w/a BBQ brush. Use bacon thicker than Oscar Mayer, which...

Wonderful, Wonderful. I served these for a get-together we had & ended up back in the kitchen making more. Don't use thick slice bacon tho, it doesn't work well. Thanks Julie.

My otherwise picky family ate ALL of them. Huge hit at a party. I added one tsp of soy sauce to the recipe. I cut the water chestnuts in half since each was the size of a walnut from the can....

This was a big hit at my son's first birthday party! I cut the bacon into thirds, then wrapped and then dipped to avoid a big mess. I will definitely make this again for our next party!

These were pretty time consuming to make - but definitely worth the effort! I had mixed reviews from guests, they liked the sauce and the bacon but some were not too crazy about the water chest...

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