Spicy Sweet Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites caramelized with brown sugar and hot sauce make a perfect sticky, sweet, spicy, fruity bacon bite your guest will love in just minutes!
Spicy Sweet Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites are another step in the love of bacon road we’ve been traveling on all holiday season long. There really isn’t a more party friendly ingredient than bacon, wrap something in it or include it in a recipe and you’re almost guaranteed to have a crowd of people fighting over it.
As with many of our previous posts this one is generously sponsored by Smithfield who I’ve absolutely loved working with all year long. Between ham, cuts of pork and bacon each of the recipes we’ve worked on together have been incredibly popular. I suspect today’s Spicy Sweet Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites will be no exception to that past success. These bites are sweet, juicy, sticky, spicy and most importantly of all…bacon-y.
Smithfield Bacon is taking recipes to the next level with the amazing sounding Bacon Bar! Filled with a wide variety of delicious bacon varieties and recipes you can make your own bacon bar at home using one of the 10 different varieties of Smithfield bacon! The holiday parties full of your friends and family will appreciate walking up to a bacon bar full of delicious treats.
What is a bacon bar you ask? Only a feast of delicious flavored bacons like Peppered Brown Sugar, Sea Salt Caramel, and Caramelized Bourbon Bacon, that you can pair with warm flakey biscuits, sweet jams, and more.
There are so many ways to incorporate bacon into your holiday gathering. In addition to all the recipes on Smithfield’s page, you can make the Baked Brown Sugar Smokies, Bacon Tater Tot Bombs or Black Pepper Bacon Biscuits served with your favorite jams.
Spicy Sweet Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites
- Yield: 24 servings
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes
- Total Time: 30 minutes
- Course: Appetizer
- Cuisine: American
- Author: Dinner, then Dessert
- 1 pound thick cut bacon, cut in half to make two shorter wide strips out of each slice
- 1/2 pineapple, trimmed and cut into 1" chunks
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup hot sauce (your favorite hot wing sauce would be great)
Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Cut bacon in half and wrap each strip around a piece of pineapple.
- Roll in the brown sugar, packing on the sugar onto the ends.
- Spoon over a small amount of hot wing sauce over each bundle
- If you want to help avoid a mess in the pan from the brown sugar line the pan with foil.
Bake for 18-20 minutes or until the bacon is crisp and the brown sugar is all bubbly.
Yield: 24 servings, Amount per serving: 123 calories, Calories: 123g, Carbohydrates: 11g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 12mg, Sodium: 193mg, Potassium: 73mg, Sugar: 10g, Vitamin A: 0.4g, Vitamin C: 13.2g, Calcium: 1.1g, Iron: 1.2g
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Smithfield.