This Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites recipe is a sweet and salty appetizer that will please nearly any palete! Salty bacon is wrapped around chicken then baked in a delicious brown sugar sauce until caramelized and delicious! 

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites

Sweet and salty makes for a delicious combination in this Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites Recipe. You get the salt from the bacon, sweetness from the brown sugar, and some tang from the dijon mustard. So many delicious flavors in a bite sized recipe! 

How To Make Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites

First, you will cut your chicken into bite-sized pieces and then the bacon into thirds. You’ll wrap each chicken piece in a piece of bacon and then secure it with the toothpick. After you make the easy sauce recipe, you’ll pour it over the chicken and bake, so easy!

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites

Kitchen Tools Needed: 

  • Tooth Picks
  • Baking Dish with sides, I prefer glass over non-stick in this recipe 

Ingredients Needed: 

These are the ingredients you’ll need. All the exact amounts are in the printable card at the bottom of this post.

  • Boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Bacon
  • Brown sugar
  • Paprika
  • Dijon mustard

Chicken Baked in Brown Sugar Wrapped in Bacon

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites Tips:

While make-ahead recipes are great, no one wants to eat cold chicken. This dish is best served right out of the oven. With that being said, you can prepare this recipe, cover with foil, and then keep it refrigerated until ready to cook, for up to 8 hours. 

Use Thin Bacon

Because you want the bacon to cook in the same amount of time as the chicken bites, you will want to use thinly sliced bacon. Extra thick will take too much cooking time and the chicken will become dry. 

Bacon and Brown Sugar Chicken Bites

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Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites Appetizer Recipe

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites

This delicious chicken appetizer recipe combines salty and sweet and is so good!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Amanda @ Old House to New Home


  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken tenderloins cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 pound sliced bacon cut into thirds
  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl mix the brown sugar and paprika.
  3. Sprinkle about a cup of the brown sugar mixture down the bottom of a 9×13 baking dish.
  4. Wrap a slice of bacon around each piece of chicken and secure with a toothpick.
  5. Place the chicken bites into the baking dish.
  6. Mix the remaining brown sugar mix with the mustard.
  7. Drizzle this mix all over the top of the chicken bites.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes and then baste the chicken bites with the sauce in the bottom of the dish.
  9. Bake for another 10-15 minutes.
  10. You want the chicken cooked through and the bacon browned.



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