BACON WRAPPED SPAM BITES
PREP & COOK TIME 30 MINUTES – yields 32 bites
1 pound bacon (16 strips, cut in half)
12 ounce can SPAM, cut into 32 pieces
1/3 cup mustard
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 clove garlic, minced
32 Heavy toothpicks
- Preheat oven to 400°.
- Cook bacon until a good deal of the fat is rendered, but bacon is NOT crisp and is still pliable. Drain on paper toweling until cool enough to work with.
- Wrap a bacon strip around each spam cube, securing with a toothpick. Place 1 inch apart on a baking sheet.
- Bake for 10 minutes.
- Whisk together the mustard, maple syrup and garlic.
- Drizzle over baked cubes and return to the oven for another 10 minutes until bacon is crisp.
NOTE: If you’re not a SPAM fan, cubes of country ham can easily be substituted.