Chewy Chestnuts


A very simple to prepare and excellent to snack on tasty appetizer!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
12 hrs
Total Time:
12 hrs 35 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (8 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained

  • ½ pound sliced bacon

  • 1 (18 ounce) bottle barbeque sauce


  1. Wrap water chestnuts with bacon, securing with toothpicks. Arrange on a large baking sheet. Cover with barbecue sauce. Marinate in the refrigerator 12 to 24 hours.

  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

  3. Remove wrapped water chestnuts from the marinade and place on another large baking sheet. Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the bacon is evenly brown but not too crisp.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

477 Calories
26g Fat
53g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 477
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 1887mg 82%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 34g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 446mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.