Dr Pepper Bacon-Wrapped Meatballs

Yield: 10 servings

Dr Pepper makes a darn good glaze, especially when it’s for coating bacon-wrapped meatballs. In partnership with Tasty.


  • 20 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 40 frozen meatballs
  • 1 can Dr Pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups brown sugar
  • Preheat oven to 375º F (190º C).
  • Slice each piece of bacon in half, and wrap around each meatball.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, until bacon is cooked.
  • Combine brown sugar, Dr Pepper, salt, and cayenne in a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Let cook until glaze becomes thick and syrupy.
  • Once bacon and meatballs are cooked, drain on paper towels.
  • Brush glaze onto meatballs.
  • Enjoy!