Party Panache, Bacon Wrapped Brussels with Cranberry Orange Glaze

I know I post a LOT of Brussels sprouts recipes

{ one of my very favorite foods }


This recipe also includes a delicious Maple- Orange Cranberry Sauce from French Gardner Dishes that will go perfectly with your holiday meats!

I made this for Thanksgiving and used the leftover sauce to glaze the bacon wrapped Brussels sprouts we noshed on for the Iron Bowl game that Saturday

This recipe is very easy, and very holiday festive!

The 3 ingredient sauce takes no time to put together, just simmer the berries in the orange juice and maple syrup until the berries burst

Transfer sauce to a jar, let cool and refrigerate.  It will thicken up as it cools

Have you ever seen Baby Purple Brussels Sprouts?  They are a hybrid of Brussels Sprouts and red cabbage, and supposed to taste a little sweeter

Trim sprouts and wrap in a piece of bacon.  These sprouts are small so I only need about 1/4 of a piece.  If some of your sprouts are larger than the others, cut them in half so cooking time will be the same as the smaller ones

Bake at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes or until bacon and sprouts are cooked through

Drain on paper towels then transfer into a baking dish

Pour the cranberry sauce over all

Serve with cocktail forks or tooth picks

The Cranberry Orange Sauce is adapted from French Gardner Dishes

Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts with Cranberry Orange Glaze


  • fresh Brussels Sprouts {plan on 3-4 per person}
  • bacon strips {1 slice for 3-4 sprouts}
  • 12 oz fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup real maple syrup
  • zest from 1 orange


  • Trim sprouts and cut in half if necessary so all the sprouts are roughly the same size.
  • Wrap each sprout in bacon and place on a parchment lined baking sheet with bacon ends tucked under sprouts.
  • Roast at 400 degrees for 30 minutes or until bacon and sprouts are done. Drain well on paper towels.
  • Transfer to a shallow baking dish. Pour enough sauce over sprouts to coat them well. Place dish in a 350 oven until sauce and sprouts are heating through. Serve with toothpicks or cocktail forks
  • Put cranberries, zest, juice and syrup into a large sauce pan. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to a simmer.
  • Cook until berries burst open and soften.
  • Remove pan from heat and let sauce cool.
  • Once cool put sauce into a large jar and refrigerate for up to a week. Makes about 1 pint.

Fa la la!

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25 Responses to “Party Panache, Bacon Wrapped Brussels with Cranberry Orange Glaze”
  1. This looks so yummy Jenna that I sent your link to the Mister asking him to make this for the weekend. He is a huge fan of Brussel sprouts so it is looking good. Have a great week, Jenna.

  2. Mary says:

    Everything is better with bacon Jenna and the cranberry-orange glaze on your Brussels sounds delicious!

  3. bacon and brussels! What’s not to love?! (The coasters arrived yesterday. They do such a fabulous job there — I love ém and so will the recipients!)

  4. Stacey says:

    I could eat this for breakfast right now!

  5. I will have to make these Jenna. They look irresistable! I have never seen purple brussels but will look for them.


  6. Kari says:

    Purple Baby Brussels Sprouts??? Never heard of them Jenna but I am goin to look for them now. You have thee neatest recipes and I can’t wait to try this one. Have a great day sweet friend.
    Kari @ Me and My Captain

  7. chef mimi says:

    WOW!!! I would just eat the bacon wrapped B sprouts as an appetizer!!! Great idea!

  8. Jill Kuhn says:

    Bacon makes everything taste better! 👍 Looks delish, Jenna! ☺️

  9. Nancy says:

    Oh what a fabulous Holiday Appetizer! This will be made for our next party …that we will attend soon!

  10. Cyndi Raines says:

    Now this sounds very tasty. Is the sauce both a little sweet and tart? Will have to give it a try for Christmas! Pinned!

  11. Jenna, this really looks delicious. The cranberry orange glaze paired with the Brussels and bacon is a winner in my book, this is a must try!

  12. I adore Brussel Sprouts, though a lot of people are not lovers. These sound amazing!

  13. Erlene says:

    This sounds like a wonderful sauce. I’ve never tried a cranberry sauce with brussel sprouts, but I would love to. Thanks for sharing your recipe on MM.

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