Bacon-Glazed Grilled Onions

Bacon-Glazed Grilled Onions


"Soak long wooden picks in water 30 minutes before threading with onion wedges."


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  1. WRAP onion wedges with bacon; secure with long wooden picks. Place in a large shallow dish.
  2. COMBINE sugar, vinegar, and molasses; drizzle over onion wedges. Cover and chill 1 hour.
  3. REMOVE onion wedges from marinade, reserving marinade.
  4. GRILL, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350 degrees to 400 degrees) 20 minutes or until onion wedges are crisp-tender, turning and basting occasionally with reserved marinade.
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  1. 38 Ratings


Great marinade! I didn't have hickory smoked bacon, so I splashed it with hickory flavored liquid smoke. I also grilled (with the marinade)it in a foil packet flipping it every 5 minutes. The...

these were a big hit at our barbeque. several people asked for the recipe. we used vidalia onions and prepared them the night before with the marinade. they were a little tricky on the grill bec...

Yum! I marinated the onion/bacon bundles in the refrigerator overnight, baked them in a 350 degree oven for about 25 minutes, then they went on the grill. My guests raved!

Really delicious!! Great with grilled steak kabobs. The only thing I change is I don't cut the bacon in half, it makes it easier to wrap around the onion.

Mmmmm these were DELISH! I made these while we were camping, I used a whole piece of bacon instead 1/2 piece & also used a sheet of foil over the grill.

Fabulous. I also did not cut the bacon in half--but I also cooked them in the oven for about 40 minutes on 350 and they were great. I used a shallow baking dish and propped the skewers up on the...

These were an instant hit!!! The marinade/sauce is so simple. I couldn't eat enough of these. These were such a great new way to enjoy onions with my steak. I had no problem with the bacon...

I made this for our 4th of July cookout this year and we all LOVED them! Absolutely delicious! Thanks so much for sharing this recipe!

ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!! I used regular vinegar, and it was still great. I also cooked them in the oven and then just heated them up on the camp fire. great. Tastes like baked beans