Chewy Chestnuts

Chewy Chestnuts


"A very simple to prepare and excellent to snack on tasty appetizer!"
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12 h 35 m servings 477 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 477 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 26 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.9g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 7.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 1887 mg
  • 75%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Wrap water chestnuts with bacon, securing with toothpicks. Arrange on a large baking sheet. Cover with barbecue sauce. Marinate in the refrigerator 12 to 24 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  3. Remove wrapped water chestnuts from the marinade and place on another large baking sheet. Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the bacon is evenly brown but not too crisp.


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



I have made these for several parties, and everywhere I take them they are a big hit. People just can't believe they are so simple.

I have made these for years. A big plus is that these can be made ahead so they are ready to go in the oven when needed for your guests. I use the precooked bacon you can buy at Costco. !/2 of a...

Our only complaint was it did not make enough!

Super easy