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Bacon Wrapped Lil’ Smokies

Bacon Wrapped Lil’ Smokies

Bacon-Wrapped Lil’ Smokies are a great game day snack.This simple recipe calls for your choices of cocktail-sized hot dogs or Lil’ Smokies wrapped in your favorite bacon.Try pairing with Dale’s Barbeque Sauce for a fun dipping sauce.

AuthorDale's Sauces, Inc.

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DifficultyBeginnerYields1 Serving
Prep Time20 minsCook Time3 hrsTotal Time3 hrs 20 mins

 12 oz cocktail-sized hot dogs or Lil' Smokies
 8 slices of bacon
 1 tsp onion powder
 ¼ cup light brown sugar
 8 oz tomato sauce
 2 tbsp Dale's low-sodium seasoning

1

FIrst, cut bacon into 2” long pieces (quarter slices of bacon). You'll find this is the perfect length.

2

Next, wrap one piece of bacon around each one of the Lil' Smokies, overlapping the ends.

3

Then, secure with a toothpick. Toothpick should stick out of one side, just slightly, with more sticking out of the other side).

4

Next, place each one short toothpick side down, in the base of a large, 8 quart slow-cooker.

5

Then, repeat placing all Bacon-Wrapped Lil' Smokies in a single layer.

6

Next, sprinkle the onion powder then brown sugar evenly over the Bacon-Wrapped Lil-Smokies.

7

Drizzle evenly with Dale’s Seasoning, then the tomato sauce.

8

Cover and cook in a slow cooker on high for 2-3 hours.

9

Finally, remove lid and cook on high an additional 30 minutes.

10

Reduce heat to low and serve in slow-cooker to keep your Bacon-Wrapped Lil' Smokies warm.

Ingredients

 12 oz cocktail-sized hot dogs or Lil' Smokies
 8 slices of bacon
 1 tsp onion powder
 ¼ cup light brown sugar
 8 oz tomato sauce
 2 tbsp Dale's low-sodium seasoning

Directions

1

FIrst, cut bacon into 2” long pieces (quarter slices of bacon). You'll find this is the perfect length.

2

Next, wrap one piece of bacon around each one of the Lil' Smokies, overlapping the ends.

3

Then, secure with a toothpick. Toothpick should stick out of one side, just slightly, with more sticking out of the other side).

4

Next, place each one short toothpick side down, in the base of a large, 8 quart slow-cooker.

5

Then, repeat placing all Bacon-Wrapped Lil' Smokies in a single layer.

6

Next, sprinkle the onion powder then brown sugar evenly over the Bacon-Wrapped Lil-Smokies.

7

Drizzle evenly with Dale’s Seasoning, then the tomato sauce.

8

Cover and cook in a slow cooker on high for 2-3 hours.

9

Finally, remove lid and cook on high an additional 30 minutes.

10

Reduce heat to low and serve in slow-cooker to keep your Bacon-Wrapped Lil' Smokies warm.

Bacon Wrapped Lil’ Smokies