Chestnut Appetizers


"These can be made a day or two ahead and reheated. They are delicious."


servings 230 cals
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Original recipe yields 15 servings



  • Calories:
  • 230 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.5g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 2179 mg
  • 87%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine chestnuts and soy sauce. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (275 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, and spray with a non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Cut bacon into thirds. Place brown sugar in a small mixing bowl. Drain chestnuts then roll them in brown sugar. Wrap each nut in a bacon strip and secure it with a toothpick. Arrange chestnut/bacon wraps on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake until the bacon is crisp. Serve.
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  1. 18 Ratings


Great recipe, very tasty! One point - finding that a lower temperature over a longer period works better, as they're burning a bit while the chestnuts are still hard in the centre at such a high...

I make this all the time with just a little change. I find the brown sugar too sweet. So I just soak the chestnuts in the soy sauce and then wrap and cook. I lower the temperature to 375 and co...

These are great! I had a recipe like this and lost it, but I'll be sure to keep this one around.

I was a bit disapointed. It was challenging to assemble - the chestnuts didn't hold together to well. And, it was a bit too salty for my taste.

Didn't try it, because I was looking for actual chestnut recipe, and this seems to be WATER chestnuts. I rated 4 because that is currently the average rating and I didn't want to impact scoring....

Liked these, but they really MUST be eaten right away or the chestnuts get too mealy.

Kids and hubby loved this little appy Carol. Thanks so much!

I have been making these for years!!! They are awesome!!

Aweome!! Greasy but GREAT!