Bacon Wrapped Meatballs

Bacon Wrapped Meatballs


  • 1 bag frozen meatballs (or make your own)
  • 1 pound bacon slices
  • 1 cup dark brown CRYSTAL SUGAR®
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Thaw frozen meatballs.
  2. Cut bacon in half or thirds, depending on size of the meatballs.
  3. Wrap bacon strip around the meatball using a non-frill toothpick to hold it together.
  4. Preheat oven to temperature as instructed on the bag of meatballs. Line a rimmed cookie sheet tray with nonstick foil or parchment paper.
  5. In separate bowl, mix the brown sugar and cayenne pepper until blended, then gently roll the wrapped meatballs in the mix and place on baking sheet.
  6. Repeat to create desired number of wrapped meatballs.
  7. Bake for the time listed on the package until the bacon has crisped, and internal temperature of meatball has reached 165°F.
  8. Plate, cool for a few minutes… then eat!

Yield: 3 meatballs per serving