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Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites · Easy Appetizer


Bacon wrapped apples with a sweet touch of cinnamon and sugar are an appetizer you must try.  Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites are amazing and simple to make! We love the sweet and salty combo and like to serve these for any occasion!   This post contains affiliate links for the support of this blog.

Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites

Since making the Sriracha Teriyaki Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites last week I have been thinking of other foods to wrap in bacon.  Sometimes the simplest of ingredients produce the best tasting results.  It’s not hard to make a bacon taste good of course, but these Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites are out of this world good!

Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites

I love the pairing of the sweet apples with cinnamon and sugar wrapped up in bacon.   Since these Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites have a touch of Cinnamon they would be perfect for Thanksgiving or a Christmas party.  Of course you don’t need to wait until you throw a party to try these!!!

Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites

To serve these up I suggest using toothpicks and placing them on a tray.   They are easier to just pick up that way and if you serve them in a bowl then they will be eaten so much faster.

Bacon Wrapped Apples with cinnamon and sugar

For whatever reason people take less when things have a toothpick in them!  That’s not to say that these won’t be gone in 60 seconds, but maybe the last person to fill their plate might get some! lol

Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites easy appetizer

Tips and suggestions for making Bacon Wrapped Apples: 

  1. Gala, fuji or golden delicious apples are the best taste and texture.  I try to stick to the apples that have a little tartness, but are still sweet.  I also like to pick apples that are not too ripe or varieties that will get too mushy.  Any apple that you would bake in a pie other than a granny smith (too sour) would be great for these easy appetizers.
  2. Use plenty of cinnamon and sugar on the outside of the bacon.  You should be able to see a thin layer of the cinnamon sugar on the outside before baking.   I like to add even more once they are finished cooking too.  
  3. Cut the apples into a small size chunk for best results.  Smaller sized chunks allow the apples to cook up to a soft (but still have a bite to them) without burning the bacon.  Cut them down to around 1 inch long and 1/3 inch tall.  You don’t have to get out the tape measurer, but keeping them all roughly the same size will help them cook more evenly.
  4. Choose thin sliced bacon over thicker cuts.  The thicker cuts of bacon are too thick for this particular recipe. Thin bacon will cook up faster and allow the apples to also cook quicker.
  5. Bake until the edges of the bacon are deep brown and crispy.  The edges should be a deep brown color especially since there is sugar on these.  I love that caramelized bacon sugar! Yum!
Oven baked apple cinnamon bacon

  Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites are so simple and amazing!  I know we will be making these often for the holidays and other get-togethers.

Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites

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Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites

Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites

Bacon wrapped apples with a sweet touch of cinnamon and sugar are an appetizer you must try.  Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites are amazing and simple to make!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 pound of bacon with each slice cut in half
  • 2 large peeled apples cut into 1 inch slices
  • cinnamon sugar for sprinkling, affiliate link
  • toothpicks for bacon and apples, affiliate link


  1. Preheat oven to a low broil or 400 degrees. Wrap 1/2 piece of bacon around each apple slice until you run out of bacon. Place each bacon bite on a foil lined baking sheet and sprinkle each bacon bite with the cinnamon sugar. Bake around 10 minutes each side or until the bacon is a deep brown and crisp on the edges. Take from heat and sprinkle a little more cinnamon sugar on top. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information



Serving Size

1 grams

Amount Per Serving Unsaturated Fat 0g

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Sunday 11th of December 2022

Can these be made ahead of time?


Saturday 20th of August 2022

These were a hit at a party. I had to turn them half way while cooking as the top was cooked but the underside was raw & sitting in a 1/4" pool of grease. Next time I will try a drip pan or broiler pan so the grease will drain while cooking.


Wednesday 30th of November 2022

@Kathy, broiler pan is good advice I will try. or .... How about an air fryer?


Thursday 17th of February 2022

Thanks for sharing these Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites, seems so delicious , will love to try these. , seems so amazing

Larry Keesey

Saturday 17th of October 2020

I plan to make these next weekend. The instructions say peeled apples but the video shows the NOT peeled. Should the instructions say CORED instead.

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Thursday 5th of December 2019

[…] first featured appetizer is the Apple Cinnamon Bacon Bites, because does anything say fall quite like apples and cinnamon (besides pumpkin spice, of course). […]

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