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Bacon Wrapped Butternut Squash Bites

To make the Bacon Wrapped Butternut Squash Bites you will need:
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword butternut squash
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 75 kcal

Ingredients

1 butternut squash, cut into cubes

1/2 tsp. chili powder

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

½ tsp salt

¼ cup butter melted

½ cup brown sugar

Toothpicks

16 strips of Wright Brand bacon, sliced in half (available in the refrigerated section at your local Kroger)

Instructions

To make the bacon wrapped squash bites start by heating the oven to 400 degrees. While doing that, soak the toothpicks in a bowl of water and lay out on a paper towel to dry.

Mix the butter and all the spices in a large bowl, add the squash and toss to fully coat.

Take each squash and wrap in ½ piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick. Dip into the brown sugar and place on a lined baking pan.

Bake in oven for 40-45 minutes, until the bacon is crisp and the squash is tender.

Once the bacon wrapped squash bites are done, remove and let cool. We like to change out some of the toothpicks for fun game day flags to add a little extra party flair.

To make the game day flag toppers, take a small length of paper crepe streamers in your favorite team colors and cut to about 6 inches long, then cut 4 times each vertically and watch the paper spiral around for a festive appetizer topper. Secure with tape to a toothpick and trade out for the oven baked one attached.

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Wrapped Butternut Squash Bites
Amount Per Serving
Calories 75
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.