Bacon Wrapped Sausages | Lil Smokies Recipe

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These bacon wrapped sausages are delicious. It’s the perfect lil smokies recipe for your next family gathering! We make this delicious and simple appetizer for holidays, parties, and more.

If you are looking for a great recipe that’s easy and simple these lil smokies are perfect. Bacon wrapped sausages are a classic favorite for our family and I’m sure they will be for yours as well!

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Here is what you’ll need to make bacon wrapped sausages:

You can easily double or even triple this recipe. When I’m feeding a crowd I like to make at least a double batch. Then I’m sure everyone will have some and it’s not much more work to make the extra lil smokies into an awesome and delicious appetizer.

  • 1 pkg (20) Cocktail sausages
  • ½ pkg Bacon, cut in half
  • ¼ C Mayonnaise
  • ¼ C Mustard (Dijon)
  • ¼ – ½ C Maple Syrup
  • Toothpicks or decorative short skewers
Finished bacon wrapped sausages recipe

Here is how to make my lil smokies recipe:

My recipe for lil smokies is pretty easy, you can make them right before an event or you can prepare them ahead of time. Pop them into the oven to recrisp them or you can just pop them into a crockpot to have them warm and ready for your event!

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Cut the long strips of bacon in half and lay on a cookie sheet. Bake until semi crisp
  3. Let cool slightly, and lay a sausage on one end and roll up into the piece of bacon. Secure with a skewer or toothpick.
  4. Put the piggies back into the oven for another 15 minutes (or until crisp).
  5. Combine mayonnaise, mustard and syrup all together. Taste for desired sweetness. Add more syrup if you feel it could be sweeter. (Syrups vary on the level of sweetness they contain).
  6. Serve and enjoy!
Top down view of the finished lil smokies appetizer

Printable Lil Smokies Recipe:

Here’s the printable version of my bacon wrapped sausages recipe. This one is easy, truly. It’s perfect for those times when you want to serve up something tasty and crowd pleasing without having to put in a lot of effort, time, or money.

Yield: 20 Servings

Bacon Wrapped Sausages | Lil Smokies Recipe

Bacon Wrapped Sausages | Lil Smokies Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 20 Cocktail sausages
  • 
½ pkg Bacon, cut in half
  • 
¼ C Mayonnaise

  • ¼ C Mustard (Dijon)

  • ¼ - ½ C Maple Syrup

  • Toothpicks or decorative short skewers

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 350
Cut the long rashers of bacon in half and lay on a cookie sheet.
    2. Bake until semi crisp
Let cool slightly, and lay a sausage on one end and roll up into the piece of bacon.
    3. Secure with a skewer or toothpick.
Put the piggies back into the oven for another 15 minutes (or until crisp).

    4. Combine mayonnaise, mustard and syrup all together.
    5. Taste for desired sweetness.
    6. Add more syrup if you feel it could be sweeter. (Syrups vary on the level of sweetness they contain). 

    7. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

20

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 204 Total Fat: 3g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 4mg Sodium: 86mg Carbohydrates: 12g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 11g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 1g
I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

Looking for more appetizer recipes?

When it comes to the holidays, parties, and family gatherings there’s nothing quite like appetizer recipes to make things more fun, festive, and of course delicious!

Finished bacon wrapped lil smokies recipe

These appetizer recipes are perfect for whatever you have planned. When we get together as a family we like to pick and choose different things. I usually make a bunch of appetizers and that allows everyone to try something new and a variety of flavors.

Another pin of the finished lil smokies

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