Meat Candy

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My father-in-law shared this recipe with me, and our family loves it! Perfect for any casual gathering (say, Super Bowl® Sunday), these bite-sized meaty treats will disappear before anything else on the buffet!

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
60 appetizers

Ingredients

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper

  • 2 cups brown sugar, or as needed

  • 2 (14 ounce) packages little smoked sausages

  • 1 (16 ounce) package bacon slices, cut into thirds (or as needed)

  • 1 box toothpicks

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a large baking dish with aluminum foil.

  2. Stir cayenne pepper into brown sugar in a bowl. Wrap each smoked sausage in a piece of bacon; secure each with a toothpick. Arrange wrapped sausages into prepared baking dish. Pack brown sugar around wrapped sausages to cover by about 1/2 inch. Cover pan tightly with aluminum foil.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Increase oven heat to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Remove aluminum foil from pan.

  4. Continue baking in the hot oven until brown sugar has melted and thickened, 30 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

242 Calories
14g Fat
23g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 242
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 563mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 8g
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 140mg 3%

* 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.

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