Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts - They're great even if you dislike water chestnuts

Discussion in 'Side Items' started by corndog, Jun 13, 2013.

  1. Often, I take these to family gatherings and etc. They are always a hit, and go fast.

    Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

    Ingredients:

    2 cans whole water chestnuts

    1 pack bacon, sliced in thirds

    1 Bottle Original Bullseye BBQ Sauce or your favorite

    Preparation:

    Preheat oven to 425 Degrees

    Rinse water chestnuts

    Wrap each chestnut with a third of a slice of bacon and secure with a toothpick. Lay them on a foil-lined baking sheet, with at least a 1/2 inch lip or in a foil-lined casserole dish.

    Bake for approximately 45 minutes, until bacon starts to crisp.

    Drain off most of grease after 45 minutes.

    After draining off the grease, slather with BBQ sauce, spreading it with a basting brush. Put back in oven for 15 to 20 more minutes.

    Transfer to serving dish or chafer.

    *Don't forget to line baking sheet with foil. You don't want to clean this up...I promise...ask me how I know [​IMG]
     
  2. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Corndog....loving all the recipes you are sharing.  Sounds great!  Wonder how they would be smoked?

    Kat
     
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2013
  3. Hey Kat,

    Thanks, just trying to contribute. I have learned so much on the forum about smoking, I wanted to post some recipes that y'all might want to try and enjoy. Will have to edit and post photos for each recipe as I do them in the future.

    Oh, I bet they would be delicious smoked! The bacon would keep the chestnuts from drying out.
     
     
  4. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Try them....and let me know!!!!!

    Kat
     
  5. bigtrain74

    bigtrain74 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    You must be butter corndog... You are on a roll today!
     
  6. I'll take that as a compliment! Nothing better than butter, except maybe bacon!

    Just had some free time and looking through my recipes for something interesting to post. and I keep finding good ones!
     

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