Bacon Wrapped Everything: 12 Appetizer Ideas


It’s true — bacon makes everything taste better.  It’s the perfect combination of crispy, salty, and smoky that enhances the flavor of just about any food.  That’s why appetizers and bacon go hand in hand.  Serve bacon wrapped anything and everything at your next party, and you’ll have a happy crowd.  We’ve found 12 absolutely incredible bacon wrapped recipes and appetizers that are so good, they’ll disappear in seconds!

1. Bacon Wrapped Honey Sriracha Chicken Strips

Bacon Wrapped Honey Sriracha Chicken Strips

Put down those chicken nuggets and back away slowly! These bacon-wrapped chicken tenders are your next great crave. Caramelized with spicy sriracha and honey, and absurdly simple to make, you will love this incredible dish! Find the original recipe here!

2. Bacon Wrapped Smokies

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Not only are these bacon wrapped smokies super easy to make, they are ridiculously tasty.  Partygoers will flock to these addictive appetizers!

3. Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

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You’ll get a smokey, grilled flavor from these succulent bacon wrapped shrimp.   Serve them with a shrimp scampi dip as well as a sweet and sour dipping sauce for a delicious appetizer.

4. Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

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Jalapeno poppers make perfect party apps, and what could be better than wrapping them in bacon?  You’ll get a crispy outside with a creamy center and a bit of heat from the jalapeno.

5. Bacon Wrapped Dates

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For sweet and smokey flavor, serve these bacon wrapped dates at your next party.  Sweet and salty fans will love this combo!

6. Bacon Wrapped Honey Mustard Scallops

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Quarter-sized appetizers don’t get much tastier than these honey mustard bacon wrapped scallops.  You’ll get all kinds of wonderful flavors from these amazing little bites.

7. Bacon Wrapped Pineapple

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These easy and delicious sweet and sour bacon wrapped pineapple use turkey bacon for a healthy take on a bacon app.  You’ll get sweet, sticky sauce and juicy pineapple combined with salty, crispy bacon.

8. Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

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These 3-ingredient bite-sized appetizers are virtually impossible to mess up.  You can’t go wrong with saucy, delicious barbecue bacon wrapped water chestnuts.

9. Bacon Wrapped Parmesan Crackers

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For an incredibly easy 3-ingredient appetizer, make these parmesan and bacon wrapped crackers.  It’s surprising how good these quick and simple bites taste!

10. Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots

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Bacon takes on the Tater tot, and the combination is magical!  Throw in some cheese and brown sugar, and these bacon wrapped Tater Tot bombs may be the best apps you’ve ever had.

11. Bacon Wrapped Mini Meatballs

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Store-bought mini meatballs make this appetizer a breeze to make.  Rolling them in brown sugar and chili powder gives these bacon wrapped meatballs a sweet and spicy edge that everyone will love.

12. Bacon Wrapped Sweet Potatoes

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Need a delicious paleo and gluten-free appetizer that’s simple to make?  Look no further than this bacon wrapped sweet potato recipe!

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