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Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts
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Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts make a easy and flavorful party food. So much salty, sweet flavor and a nice crunch.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 42 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 421kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 2 (8-ounce) cans whole water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 pound bacon, cut into thirds
  • 2 tablespoons bbq sauce
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup bbq sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • toothpicks


  • Whisk soy sauce and brown sugar in a medium bowl. Add water chestnuts and marinate for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Discard the marinade and wrap a piece of bacon around each water chestnut. Secure with a toothpick.
  • Place on baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove baking sheet from oven. Turn oven to broil. Brush the tops of each bacon wrapped water chestnut with bbq sauce. Broil for a few minutes, until browned and crispy.
  • To make sauce, stir together mayonnaise, 1/4 cup bbq sauce, and cayenne pepper in a small bowl.


Calories: 421kcal