bacon wrapped lil smokies

★★★★★ 3
By Debbie W
from SW, LA

I had these little babies at a Christmas party and I was hooked. They take a little time to put togather but they are well worth it!! I served these at Christmas and a New Years Party and they where gobbled up!!

★★★★★ 3
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For bacon wrapped lil smokies

  • 1 lb
    beef lil smokey cocktail wienies
  • 1 lb
    bacon..not the thick cut
  • 2 c
    brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
    cayenne pepper(optional)

How To Make bacon wrapped lil smokies

  • 1
    Cut your long enough to wrap each little smokey. (Cut a normal strip in thirds is about right) I used round tooth picks to secure the bacon and it worked well. You can do this step ahead of time and store in the Frig.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 350
  • 3
    Either line a cookie sheet with sprayed foil but parchement paper works best.
  • 4
    Place the bacon wrapped little Jewels on the cookie sheet.
  • 5
    Mix the brown sugar and red pepper in a bowl..we like sweet and spicey togather but the red peopper is optional. Sprinkle the mixture ontop of the little smokeys.
  • 6
    Bake for about 45 min but keep an eye on them. I like my bacon a little more crisp so I Just keep an eye on them and until the bacon is crisp enough for me. Plus you want all the brown sugar to carmalize.
  • 7
    Serve while warm or place in a crock pot on lowest setting to keep warm.
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