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These Little Bacon Bites Are The Perfect Thing To Make When You Have Leftover Stuffing!

Source: Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Bites by charityUSA on Rumble

Some leftover Thanksgiving dishes don’t always get a lot better as time goes on, so it’s great to have some tricks up your sleeve in regards to repurposing them and breathing new life into them. Here, we have a way to make any leftover stuffing you may have and turns it into a whole other tasty dish…bacon-wrapped stuffing bites! Take this traditional side dish and turn it into an appetizer that people will be clamoring over; thickly sliced bacon, tightly wrapped around perfectly crispy stuffing – it really doesn’t get better than that!

Bacon-Wrapped Stuffing Bites

Yield: 16


  • 16 slices thickly cut bacon
  • 3-4 cups leftover stuffing
  • 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon oregano
  • chopped pecans or walnuts, optional
  • dried cranberries, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. If using pecans, walnuts, or cranberries, fold them into leftover stuffing until totally incorporated.
  3. Take 1 tablespoon stuffing and roll it into a ball or log.
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  5. Lay bacon out on a clean surface and place stuffing log on one end. Carefully roll stuffing up in bacon and use a toothpick to secure.
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  7. Repeat with remaining stuffing bites, then transfer them to a baking sheet and set on top of a lined baking tray.
  8. In a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, paprika and oregano until combined.
  9. Gently press sugar mixture onto the bacon bites, then place baking sheet in oven.
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  11. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until bacon is crispy.
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  13. Remove from oven and serve hot.

Recipe adapted from Tablespoon

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