My Sweet Marie

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Posted on: December 7, 2012

My friend Anita often brings these to our functions and I love them! they’re easy to do, gluten-free, tasty and everybody loves them! here’s how to make these treats! You can make them ahead and just pop in the oven when you need them!


  • 2 cans water chestnuts drained
  • 1 pound of bacon, cut in half
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp g.f. worcestire or soy sauce
  • 2 cups ketchup


  1. .Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and ketchup.
  3. Cut bacon in half. Wrap one slice of bacon around each chestnut. Secure the bacon with a toothpick. Arrange the water chestnut wraps in a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  4. Bake the water chestnut wraps for 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from water chestnut wraps from the oven and drain some of the grease out of the pan. Pour the sauce over the wraps.
  6. Bake for 30 to 35 more minutes.
  7. Serve warm with toothpicks for easy nibbling!

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