Bacon Sweet Potato Bites

Bacon Sweet Potato Bites
  • Sumo

I went to two different parties over the last few weekends and I brought this to both of them. I always worry about what to bring to parties. I am, after all, the lady who blogs about food so I better bring something that tastes good. I figured I couldn’t go wrong with this. Who doesn’t love bacon and sweet potatoes? They disappeared super quick at the first party, so I figured they were worth making again for the second party.

These are delicious served hot out of the oven, but they also taste great at room temperature.

YUM!!

YUM!!

Ingredients

  • 4 sweet potatoes (makes 64 bite sized pieces)
  • 1/2 Tablespoon salt
  • 4 Tablespoons butter or ghee
  • 32 thin slices of bacon, each slice cut in half
  • Optional: a drizzle of maple syrup or a teaspoon of chili powder
  • Toothpicks

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 175 C (350 F).
  2. Peel your sweet potatoes and cut them in half lengthwise.
  3. Now cut each half lengthwise again. Now you have 4 quarters (from one potato).
  4. Cut each quarter in half and then in half again. Each potato makes 16 bite sized pieces.
  5. Melt butter and salt together in a large pot.
  6. Add in chili powder, a drizzle of maple syrup or any other spices you like. We did just salt and butter for one batch and salt, butter and chili powder for the next batch.
  7. Add the potatoes to the pot and toss to coat the potatoes well.

    Tossing in butter and salt

    Tossing in butter and salt

  8. Cut each slice of bacon in half.
  9. Wrap each butter coated sweet potato in a piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick.

    secure with a toothpick

    secure with a toothpick

  10. Lay your bites on a parchment lined baking sheet.

    Ready for the oven

    Ready for the oven

  11. Bake for 25 minutes and then turn the bites over.
  12. Return to the oven and bake for 25 minutes more.

Bacon Wrapped Sweet Potato Bites

Ingredients

  • 4 sweet potatoes (makes 64 bite sized pieces)
  • 1/2 Tablespoon salt
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 32 thin slices of bacon, each slice cut in half
  • Optional: a drizzle of maple syrup or a teaspoon of chili powder
  • Toothpicks

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 175 C (350 F).
  2. Peel your sweet potatoes and cut them in half lengthwise.
  3. Now cut each half lengthwise again. Now you have 4 quarters (from one potato).
  4. Cut each quarter in half and then in half again. Each potato makes 16 bite sized pieces.
  5. Melt butter and salt together in a large pot.
  6. Add in chili powder, a drizzle of maple syrup or any other spices you like. We did just salt and butter for one batch and salt, butter and chili powder for the next batch.
  7. Add the potatoes to the pot and toss to coat the potatoes well.
  8. Cut each slice of bacon in half.
  9. Wrap each butter coated sweet potato in a piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  10. Lay your bites on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  11. Bake for 25 minutes and then turn the bites over.
  12. Return to the oven and bake for 25 minutes more.
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5 Comments

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  2. Interesting way of using sweet potato. I’ll have to give this one a try.

    • Hi Heide,
      I hope you’ll enjoy it πŸ™‚

  3. Both my kids who don’t eat sweet potato ask for more! They both LOVE speck!
    We have this as a side dish 2 day in a row!
    Thanks for an easy but delicious recipe!

    • Hi Christian! I also love speck and could eat it on everything πŸ™‚ I’m glad your kids enjoyed this!