Candied Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Candied Bacon Wrapped Shrimp




2 12-ounce packages of COLEMAN NATURAL® Uncured Hickory Smoked Bacon

½ cup brown sugar

½ cup pure maple syrup

2 pounds 16-20 frozen shrimp, peeled and thawed (leave the tail on for a nice presentation)



  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar and maple syrup.
  • Marinate the shrimp in the sugar mixture for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • Meanwhile cut the bacon in half. In batches, wrap 6-half slices of bacon in paper towels and microwave on high for 30 seconds. Set aside.
  • Line a sheet pan with aluminum foil.
  • Take a half-piece of microwaved bacon and wrap it around a shrimp. Secure it with a toothpick. Repeat with the remaining shrimp.
  • Brush each of the shrimp with some of reserved sugar/maple mixture.
  • Bake for 5 minutes.
  • Turn each of the shrimp over and baste again with the sugar/maple mixture and continue to bake for another 5-7 minutes until the bacon is thoroughly cooked.
  • Allow to cool slightly before serving.
  • These can be served hot or at room temperature.
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