smoked bacon-wrapped weenies on a cutting board with toothpicks

Bacon-Wrapped Weenies

Bacon-Wrapped Weenies

Category Game Day Appetizers Kid Friendly The Basics
Servings 9
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes

Backyard Bosses:

For this edition of Backyard Bosses, a Pit Boss original Youtube series, BBQ By Mazie shows us how to make 2 quick and easy Game Day appetizers. Watch the video here .

Sweet & Salty Bacon-Wrapped Weenies

Game Day has never been so easy! Sweet, spicy, and smoky, these bacon-wrapped weenies are sure to impress even the pickiest of attendees. Just pop them in your Pit Boss 20 minutes before the Big Game and you'll have a perfect appetizer, every time.

Mazie @bbqbymazie
smoked bacon-wrapped weenies on a cutting board with toothpicks


  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • Maple Syrup
  • Lit'l Smokies
  • Bacon

Special Tools

  • Ziploc Bag
  • Toothpicks


  1. First, preheat your pellet grill to 400°F.
  1. In a bowl, combine brown sugar, cayenne pepper, and garlic powder. Pour into a Ziploc back.
  1. Add lit'l smokies to the bag with a little maple syrup (to help the sugar mixture stick) and shake to coat them entirely.
  1. On a cutting board, cut your strip of bacon into thirds and wrap each smokie with a piece of bacon, securing with a toothpick through the middle.
  1. Place your smokies on the grill at 400°F until the bacon begins to crisp up. Flip every ten minutes to cook evenly.
  1. Remove from smoker, and enjoy!


Recipe Video

Recipe Note

Turn your weenies every 10 minutes to ensure the bacon cooks evenly on all sides.