Today’s Recipe: Maple-Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

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MAPLE-BACON-WRAPPED BRUSSELS SPROUTS
PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 35-40 MINUTES
MAKES: 24 BRUSSELS SPROUTS
8 slices bacon (long slices of bacon are best)
1 T maple syrup
12 small Brussels sprouts (smaller Brussels sprouts are best), trimmed and cut in half
24 round toothpicks1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
2. Arrange bacon slices on prepared baking sheet. Brush top of each slice with maple syrup, flip over, and brush other side. Bake for about 20 minutes. Bacon should be slightly undercooked so it’s still pliable enough to wrap around Brussels sprouts.
3. Line a plate with paper towels; transfer bacon to plate to drain and cool.
4. Cut each slice of bacon into thirds, and wrap a Brussels sprout half in bacon, securing at the top with a toothpick. Place back on baking sheet.
5. When all the Brussels sprouts are wrapped, bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, until sprouts are tender and bacon is crisp.

Gather ingredients.

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Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Arrange 8 slices of bacon on prepared baking sheet.

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Using 1 T maple syrup, brush tops of each bacon slice.

bacon_0372 Flip over, and brush other side.

bacon_0378bacon_0381 Bake for about 20 minutes. Bacon should be slightly undercooked so it’s still pliable enough to wrap around Brussels sprouts. Line a plate with paper towels; transfer bacon to plate to drain and cool. Cut each slice of bacon into thirds, and wrap 12 trimmed Brussels sprouts halves in bacon, securing each at the top with a round toothpick.

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bacon_0366 When all the Brussels sprouts are wrapped, bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, until sprouts are tender and bacon is crisp.

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Leave a comment 6 Comments

  1. Winnie Nielsen says:

    What a great idea for hors d’oeuvres. Healthy, crunchy, and good for you!

  2. cheri says:

    Wow …. these look AMAZING ….. I know what I am making over the weekend

  3. Ludmilla Modic says:

    What a great way to feel “not guilty” about eating bacon. And I do really love brussels sprouts too!!

  4. Cat says:

    Maybe this will get me to eat my Brussels Sprouts. Maybe I will add this to my Easter dinner this weekend. They look so yummy.

  5. Krista says:

    Love bacon and Brussels sprouts! This will be a yummy combination to try. This will also help make Brussels sprouts sound more appealing to family members!

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