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    Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

    Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts. Photo by Lavender Lynn

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr

    15 mins

    45 mins

    KaraRN's Note:

    These are a delicious appetizer. Sweet and crunchy. Give them a try, they are really good. I got this recipe from a friend, not sure where they got it from.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cut bacon slices in half.
    2. 2
      Drain waterchestnuts.
    3. 3
      Wrap bacon around each waterchestnut and secure with a toothpick.
    4. 4
      In a medium sauce pan, combine sugar, vinegar, 1 c water, pepper, salt and pimentos. Boil for 5 minutes.
    5. 5
      Mix cornstarch with the 2 T of cold water. Dissolve and add to sauce to slightly thicken sauce.
    6. 6
      Place wrapped waterchestnuts in cake pan (or pan of your choice that sauce will not run over in). Pour sauce over waterchestnuts. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 23, 2008

      55

      Delicious: my dinner guests tonight loved these! I scaled back the recipe to serve five, which four of us devoured without difficulty! And I really appreciated being able to prepare these largely in advance. Being in basically unfamiliar territory, I made these pretty much to the recipe - except for using wine instead of water in step four. Thanks for sharing this truly delicious recipe, KaraRN. Made for 1-2-3 Hit Wonders. I'll certainly be making these again!

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    • on January 02, 2008

      55

      I also didn't have any pimientos but this dish didn't suffer for it. Very good and my boys loved them (even though they couldn't figure out what was in the middle!)

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    • on November 28, 2007

      55

      This is very good. I followed recipe exactly except I didn't have any pimientos. I will make this again. Made for Photo Tag 2007.

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    Nutritional Facts for Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

    Serving Size: 1 (116 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 20

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 312.5
     
    Calories from Fat 184
    58%
    Total Fat 20.4 g
    31%
    Saturated Fat 6.8 g
    34%
    Cholesterol 30.8 mg
    10%
    Sodium 556.7 mg
    23%
    Total Carbohydrate 26.4 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    3%
    Sugars 21.1 g
    84%
    Protein 5.6 g
    11%

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