Dec 20

Easy Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Appetizer

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Smoky bacon is dressed with sweet cherry preserves and wrapped around juicy and succulent shrimp for the perfect holiday appetizer.
Easy Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Appetizer | #recipe #appetizer

They say that bacon makes everything better. Who am I to argue with that? And if you have just a little bit here and there, you don’t have to worry about blowing your holiday healthy eating resolutions. As I mentioned in my Healthy Eating Tips & Tricks for the Holidays, tasting your favorite appetizers and sweets in moderation can help you avoid feeling deprived.

If you don’t believe me that bacon can be sprinkled into recipes in moderation, try a BLT Naan Pizza with Bacon, Arugula & Tomato or Warm Bourbon Spinach Salad with Bacon & Avocado. You’ll be convinced…and really happy because, well, you’re eating bacon. Nature’s happy food.

Easy Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Appetizer | #recipe #appetizer

If you’re looking for more appetizer ideas for Christmas or New Year’s Eve, check out the appetizer section.

Head to allParenting for the Easy Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Recipe.

Other shrimp recipes:

Easy Shrimp Recipes | #recipe #shrimp
Cookin’ Canuck’s Shrimp Puttanesca Rice Bowl with Capers & Tomatoes
Cookin’ Canuck’s Shrimp Martini Appetizer with Tomato, Olives & Jalapeno Pepper
ifoodreal’s Light Shrimp Puffs
Bare Root’s Paleo Lemon Garlic Shrimp with Celeriac “Grits”
Panning the Globe’s Greek-Style Garlicky Shrimp with Feta

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1 Taylor @ FoodFaithFitness December 20, 2013 at 5:54 am

I love the classic bacon wrapped water chestnuts..and am TOTALLY loving this seafood twist! Anything easy, and that includes bacon, is a winner for me! I can only imagine how good the shrimp tastes with smokey and salty bacon and sweet cherry preserves!


2 Ali | Gimme Some Oven December 20, 2013 at 7:55 am

I would be glued to the appetizer table if these were being served. And I love the cherry preserves!


3 Barbara | Creative Culinary December 20, 2013 at 10:55 am

Appetizer? I could easily make a meal out of these. LOVE those preserves too!


4 Donna December 20, 2013 at 1:44 pm

I never would have thought of cherry here – BRILLIANT. I am definitely making these for New Year’s Eve!


5 Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. December 20, 2013 at 10:15 pm

I love simple appetizers like this!


6 Lea Ann (Cooking On The Ranch) December 21, 2013 at 2:08 pm

Tis the season for small bites and shrimp is one of my favorites. I love this simple idea Dara. Happy Holidays to you and your family.


7 Nutmeg Nanny December 28, 2013 at 9:04 pm

This is absolutely sure to be a hit! YUM :)


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