Candied Bacon Wrapped Smokies bite square

Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies

These Bacon Wrapped Smokies should come with a warning. Addictive, super delicious and easy to make, smoky sausages are wrapped in bacon and topped with brown sugar glaze that bakes into a glazed candy-like finish. A great appetizer for any party!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keywords bacon wrapped little smokies, little smokies with brown sugar
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 27 pieces
Calories 81 kcal
Author Linda Warren


  • 1 package lil' smokies about 27
  • 9 slices bacon cut in thirds
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar + extra for topping
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 27 toothpicks


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with a silicone mat or aluminum foil. (Don't skip this step)
  2. Wrap each lil smokie in a piece of bacon.
  3. Secure it together with a toothpick.
  4. Continue until all lil smokies have been used.
  5. Place on prepared cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  6. In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, ketchup and cayenne pepper. Adjust cayenne to your desired amount of heat.
  7. Remove lil smokies from oven and spoon sauce over each one. Make sure to use all of the sauce.
  8. Sprinkle each smoky wrap with extra brown sugar.
  9. Return to oven and bake an additional 40 minutes or until bacon is crisp and brown sugar has caramelized.
Nutrition Facts
Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 81 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 183mg8%
Potassium 34mg1%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 29IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 4mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.