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bacon wrapped smokies

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

Bacon-Wrapped Little Smokies are the perfect easy appetizer recipe for game day and holiday parties. They are quick to prepare, dependable, and easy on the pocketbook. Lit’l smokie sausages are wrapped in bacon, sprinkled with brown sugar, and baked to perfection.

yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For bacon wrapped smokies

  • 1 pkg
    smoked cocktail sausages (pork, beef, chicken, or turkey)
  • 1 lb
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • toothpicks
  • 3/4 c
    spicy bbq sauce (gates original classic works well)
  • 2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make bacon wrapped smokies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Cut the bacon in thirds and wrap each third around a hotdog and secure with a toothpick. Place in a large storage container and pour the brown sugar over the top working it around to coat the hotdogs. Refrigerate for a couple of hours to overnight.
  • 3
    Transfer to baking sheet and coat with any leftover brown sugar from the bottom of the storage container. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until golden brown, turning halfway through the cooking process.
  • 4
    Mix the BBQ sauce, Dijon mustard and honey together and serve with the weenies.