"Food is an important part of a balanced diet."--Fran Lebowitz

Bacon Wraps Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Bacon Wraps, by , is from The Jones-Simpson Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Pam Simpson
Added: Sunday, June 15, 2008


2 lbs of bacon
2-3 cans of water chestnuts
2 cups of ketchup
1 1/2 cups of sugar

Round(not flat) toothpicks
Glass baking dish only

Set oven to 325
Cut bacon in half and start wrapping the water chestnuts and placing in dish, securing with toothpicks.
Put in oven for approx. 30 min. or until mostly brown.
Take out and drain grease. Pat with paper towel to get as much grease out as possible, it makes the sauce taste better.
Mix the ketchup and sugar and put a thin layer on bottom.
Put bacon wraps back in dish and pour the remaining sauce over them and try to avoid the toothpicks as much as possible.
After all of the bacon has been covered with the sauce put the wraps back in the oven for about 20 minutes.
Make sure it is boiling so the sugar gets carmalized.

(The usual ketchup/sugar mix is one cup ketchup to 1/2 cup sugar however for an even sweeter taste you can increase to one cup ketchup to 3/4 cup sugar.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
depends on how many water chestnuts are used




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!