1/2 pound (8 slices) bacon
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Heat oven to 375 (F). Cut bacon slices into thirds; wrap around filling securing with toothpicks. Arrange on broiler pan or on rack in shallow baking pan. Bake at 375 (F) for 20 to 25 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Serve hot. Makes 24 appetizers.
- Water Chestnut Centers: combine 24 whole or halved drained water chestnuts (8-oz. can), 1/4 cup soy sauce and 1 tablespoon sugar. Marinate about 30 minutes. Drain and continue as directed.
- Smoked Oyster Centers: use 3 3/4-oz can (about 12 oysters) smoked. Drain oysters. Reduce bacon to 4 slices. 12 appetizers
- Pineapple Centers: use fresh, drained canned or frozen pineapple chunks. Marinate pineapple in French dressing. Drain and continue as directed.
- Scallop Centers: use 8-oz. fresh or frozen, thawed scallops (cut large ones in half). About 24 appetizers.