Friday, March 21, 2014

fun food friday!!! bacon wrapped little smokies

 
  ever watch the movie little mermaid with cher?? she only serves appetizers for dinner.. her character believed serving dinner was to much of a commitment.. yeah well it's kinda a weird movie but i loved it.. he he anyway.. i had a cousins dinner recently and while i didn't only serve appetizers {which might be fun for the next dinner theme, thanks cher} i did serve bbq favorites and these little smokies worked out perfect.. file these under what to serve when your cooking for a crowd.. or just yourself he he
 
 
yummy little smokies wrapped in bacon and baked til crispy perfection.. talk about easy peazy lemon squeezy!!
 

i served them with a bbq sauce but that isn't necessary if you don't want they are yummy all on their own..


back in the old days when we used to have superbowl parties.. some 18 years ago.. i always made little smokes in the crockpot.. toss in a couple of bags of little smokies, a bottle of store bought bbq sauce, a handful of brown sugar, a dash or 2 of tobasco and a tablespoon of bourbon..set to low and cook for 3-4 hours and serve right out of the crock pot.. so easy and so good.. they are something you serve when it's chilly outside.. but when it warms up outside today's little cuties are the ones you want to serve.. they can be served hot right out of the oven or room temperature..


bacon wrapped little smokies

prep time: 10 minutes
cooking time: 40-45 minutes
servings: 24 apps.
ingredients:

1 lb. package of little smokies
1 lb. package of bacon, cut into thirds
cajun seasoning like tony chachere's
bbq sauce

directions:

pre heat your oven to 375 degrees.. take a lined baking sheet and place a rack on it.. cut bacon into thirds and wrap each smokie and place them on the rack with the seem of the bacon down towards the baking sheet..  sprinkle with cajun seasoning.. bake them for about 20-30 minutes or until bacon is slightly crispy.. remove from baking sheet serve immediately with a side of bbq sauce..
 
 
enjoy and get cook'n!!

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