Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies

LAST UPDATED: Aug 19, 2019 | PUBLISHED: May 15, 2013 | By: Julie Blanner
These Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies are the perfect party food and appetizer to serve a crowd. Packed full of flavor and so easy to make, serve them up for game day! Made with just 3 ingredients!
 
Brown sugar bacon wrapped little smokies on a white serving plate
 
I hope you like bacon. Scratch that, LOVE bacon, because I have several favorite bacon recipes coming. Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies are one of those recipes that is passed down from your mom and at every get together, isn’t it? They’re great for game day entertaining and always a crowd pleaser!

To Make Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies You Will Need

  • Bacon: Buy a quality bacon with no artificial ingredients added.
  • Brown sugar: Brown sugar contains more molasses, so is preferable to granulated in this recipe for a deeper flavor.
  • Cocktail weenies: Use your favorite brand!

How To Make Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9×13 cake pan.
  2. Cut bacon into thirds. Wrap each weenie with a piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  3. Place tight in cake pan and generously coat with brown sugar. Bake for 15 minutes. Using a spoon, take the grease, brown sugar mixture from the bottom of the pan and distribute on top of weenies. Bake another 15 minutes.

What To Serve With Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies

These smokies are perfect to serve as party food and appetizers alongside some of your other favorite finger food recipes. I like to serve them with my favorite sauce such as tomato or BBQ, and these dips will also work well:

 
A row of bacon wrapped little smokies ready to serve

Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies

This appetizer recipe is the perfect mix of sweet, salty and savory flavors, they are so delicious, I promise you they will be a hit with everyone! I can’t believe you only need three ingredients to make such a tasty treat!

Can You Make This Party Food Ahead Of Time?

These smokies are best served warm, but you can prep them ahead of time. Wrap the weinies in the bacon and secure them with the toothpicks and place them in the pan and cover with sugar. Cover the pan with plastic wrap and keep them in the fridge until you are ready to serve them.

Quick Lil Smokies Recipe

It only takes 5 minutes to prep these bite sized treats before adding them to the oven for 30 minutes. If you are hosting a large crowd, it’s really easy to double the recipe for a bigger batch. This classic recipe is a hit with kids and adults alike – and it’s easy to see why!

Top Tips For Making Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies

  • Use natural bacon with fewest added ingredients.
  • Use brown sugar rather than granulated for a richer flavor and better color.
  • Cook the smokies in a pre-heated oven for the best results and crispy bacon.
  • Serve immediately.

Be sure to check out these other finger food recipes that are perfect for parties!

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Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies

These bacon wrapped little smokies are the perfect party food to serve guests!
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings (hover to scale): 12
Calories: 73kcal

Equipment

  • Toothpicks

Ingredients

  • 4 strips bacon
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 12 cocktail weinies

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9x13 cake pan.
  • Cut bacon into thirds. Wrap each weenie with a piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  • Place tight in cake pan and generously coat with brown sugar. Bake for 15 minutes. Using a spoon, take the grease, brown sugar mixture from the bottom of the pan and distribute on top of weenies. Bake another 15 minutes.

Notes

  • Use natural bacon with fewest added ingredients.
  • Use brown sugar rather than granulated for a richer flavor and better color.
  • Cook the smokies in a pre-heated oven for the best results and crispy bacon.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 142mg | Potassium: 35mg | Sugar: 4g | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg
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