Bacon Water Chestnuts


  • 1 can of whole water chestnuts
  • 1 package of bacon, each strip cut into thirds
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • toothpicks


  • 1.


    Cut each water chestnut in half and wrap with 1/3 piece strip of bacon. Secure with a toothpick.

  • 2.


    Bake wrapped chestnut on a shallow cookie sheet for 35 minutes at 350.
    After 35 minutes, drain the grease from the pan.
    Combine sugar and catsup in a bowl and pour over the chestnuts to coat evenly.
    Lower the oven temperature to 300 and return chestnuts to the oven. Continue to bake for another 30-45 minutes

  • 3.


    Great for light snacking or appetizer.

Bacon Water Chestnuts

Every time I take these tasty crowed pleasing appetizers to a party they are gone within the first half hour.

Preparation10 minutes
Cook time1 hour
Serving18 people