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spicy Bacon Wrapped Brown Sugar Smokies

Bacon Wrapped Brown Sugar Smokies

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon-wrapped-brown-sugar-smokies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 45 servings (may vary)
Calories 135kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 14-oz package 'lil smokies cocktail links
  • 1 lb maple flavored bacon cut into thirds
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground chipotle or ancho chili pepper
  • Toothpicks
  • Barbecue sauce for serving


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment or foil spritzed with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Remove the little smokies from packaging and pat dry with a paper towel.
  • Wrap each smokie with one piece of bacon. Secure through the middle with a toothpick.
  • In a gallon size bag mix together the brown sugar and ground chipotle pepper.
  • Add the bacon wrapped smokies to the bag. Seal and gently shake until evenly coated.
  • Arrange on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until the bacon has crisped.
  • Serve immediately with barbecue sauce, if desired.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 96mg | Potassium: 6mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg