This recipe found me about a year ago and I have absolutely loved it ever since! Given its ingredients I was surprised to find it seems to be a hit no matter where it's served.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
24 wrapped potato nuggets
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat an oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

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  • Lay each slice of bacon onto a work surface and place a potato nugget in the center of each bacon slice. Cut a slit down the center of each potato nugget and place a Cheddar cheese piece into the slit. Top each nugget with a dash of hot sauce. Wrap bacon around each filled potato nugget and secure the bacon to the nugget with a toothpick. Transfer the wrapped nuggets to the prepared baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until nuggets are cooked through and bacon is crispy, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

225 calories; protein 12.2g 24% DV; carbohydrates 7.7g 3% DV; fat 16.6g 26% DV; cholesterol 40mg 13% DV; sodium 761.3mg 31% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (8)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/26/2014
Off the charts!!!! Skipped the cheddar cheese and cut each slice of bacon into 4 parts which was plenty... served them with BBQ sauce.... heaven! Read More
(5)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
05/29/2013
Tastes like Tater Tots stuffed with some cheese wrapped in bacon with a dash of hot sauce. Read More
(13)
9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 3 stars
05/29/2013
Tastes like Tater Tots stuffed with some cheese wrapped in bacon with a dash of hot sauce. Read More
(13)
Rating: 5 stars
06/01/2014
Turned out very well - we took them to a potluck dinner party and everyone loved them. We used regular bacon sharp cheddar and smoked chipotle flavor Tabasco sauce. They tasted better after they cooled a bit. Read More
(5)
Rating: 5 stars
11/26/2014
Off the charts!!!! Skipped the cheddar cheese and cut each slice of bacon into 4 parts which was plenty... served them with BBQ sauce.... heaven! Read More
(5)
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Rating: 5 stars
04/21/2016
Oh so good. The only change after making them three times will be to use a slice of hot pepper instead of the hot sauce. The sauce just seems to seep away with the bacon grease and melting cheese. So far it is a big hit with everyone as is. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
10/10/2017
We liked this one lots Read More
Rating: 2 stars
11/01/2016
these tater tots fell apart after cooking - the presentation was poor as they did not look appetizing. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/25/2016
Was a hit for a great snack! Will make this again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/30/2018
The best thing we had for Christmas Eve. So easy and it was a party in your mouth when you ate them. I used smoked gouda for my cheese and put them back in the refrigerator to chill back up before cooking them. I think that helped them crisp up better. Will do again for sure. Read More