Bacon-Wrapped Brown Sugar Smokies

"i take this to our christmas party at work every year, it's expected, and it disappears very fast. no worries about the bacon, it cooks quickly and creates a wonderful sauce w/the brown sugar. and you can prepare it the night before and just plug the crockpot in a few hours before you need to serve it."
 
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Ready In:
3hrs 15mins
Ingredients:
4
Serves:
6-8
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ingredients

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directions

  • cut strips in bacon into 1/3's.
  • wrap 1/3 cut bacon strips around each lil' smokie and secure with a toothpick.
  • place one layer of bacon wrapped smokies in bottom of crockpot.
  • cover completely with brown sugar.
  • repeat with layer of bacon wrapped smokies.
  • repeat layering until you finish w/a layer of brown sugar.
  • cook in crock pot approximately.
  • 3-4 hours.

Questions & Replies

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  1. Angie T.
    If you cook these in the crockpot does the bacon get crunchy done or is it soggy?
     
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Reviews

  1. Loves-2-Cook
    These were very good. I ended up using about 1/2 to 3/4 of a cup of brown sugar. I think they cooked 4-5 hours on low and they were great. Sweet, smokey and salty. Thanks for the recipe!
     
  2. Shelly Terrell
    I make these all the time but I bake them in the oven for about 45 mins. The brown sugar gets alittle carmelized like and crispy in places on the smokies and the sauce is yummy. I have never made them in the crockpot but I would imagine you wouldn't get the crispy carmalized stuff in the crockpot as you do the oven. So just wanted to share in case anyone wants to try them in the oven. They are YUMM!!!!
     
  3. kelli  --
    so so good! great for weddings too.
     
  4. Terry T.
    I have found that the brown sugar falls off easily, so I put the piece of bacon down, put brown sugar on that and then wrap the wiener with the brown sugar inside. It seems to stick more. Even if I burn these some, there is always none left over.
     
  5. Lisa G.
    Made this for the first time last night. Were really sweet, almost candied. Couldn't taste the bacon and were not crisp. Idk if I used too much brown sugar? I would make again with maybe less sugar and possibly spice it up with jalapenos.
     
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Happily married and living in Missouri with my husband and a dachshund we call Bruiser. Love to cook, and especially love to entertain for our friends. I love to grill, no matter the weather, or the season...everything just tastes better on the grill IMHO.
 
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