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Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Skewers

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Oven


Bite sized and packed with flavor, these brussels sprouts and bacon skewers are easy to put together and the perfect appetizer for your holiday party!


  • 2 pounds brussels sprouts
  • 1 pound bacon
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Prepare brussels sprouts: trim outer leaves and halve. If your sprouts are larger, you can quarter to make them even in size. Place in a bowl.
  3. Prepare bacon: cut bacon into squares – approximately 1 inch by 1 inch. Fry bacon until done, but not crispy. Set on a paper towel to absorb excess fat.
  4. Add 2 Tablespoons of bacon fat to the brussels sprouts. Toss to coat.
  5. Place brussels sprouts on a rimmed baking sheet, season with salt and pepper, and roast for 15-20 minutes, tossing halfway through.
  6. Allow brussels sprouts to cool slightly and using a toothpick, skewer one half of a sprout, one piece of bacon, and another half of sprout.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Keywords: brussels sprout, bacon, appetizer, holiday, thanksgiving