Maple glazed bacon stuffing balls

Delicious Maple glazed bacon stuffing balls Recipe

These sweet and salty maple-glazed bacon stuffing balls make for the ultimate canape.
Maple glazed bacon stuffing balls
Prep Time : 0:25 | Cook Time : 0:50 | Total Time : 1:15 | Serving : 14 person.


  • 2 x 250g packets Primo Rindless Middle Bacon

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 1 red apple, cored, finely chopped (skin on)

  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind

  • 210g (3 cups) fresh wholegrain breadcrumbs

  • 2 tablespoons currants

  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano leaves

  • 2 eggs

  • 80ml (1/3 cup) maple syrup


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan-forced. Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper. Cut the bacon rashers into 14 strips measuring approximately, 20cm x 4-5 cm. Finely chop the remaining bacon.

  • Step 2

    Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook stirring for 1 minute. Add apple and cook, stirring for 3-4 minutes or until the apple and onion is lightly golden. Add chopped bacon and cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat.

  • Step 3

    Stir in lemon rind, breadcrumbs, currants, pine nuts, oregano and eggs. Season with salt and pepper and mix well. Roll mixture into fourteen walnut-sized balls. Roll each ball in a strip of bacon. Secure with a toothpick and place on prepared tray.

  • Step 4

    Brush half the maple syrup over the bacon balls. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and brush with remaining maple syrup before baking for a further 15 minutes. Glaze again with syrup from the tray and bake for another 10 minutes or until sticky and golden. Serve.

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