Sweet Angels on Horseback

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We’re not sure why the classic dish got the name “angels on horseback,” but we love the sweet flavor pure maple syrup adds to this easy oyster appetizer.

Yield:

Makes 1 dozen

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Recipe Time

Prep: 19 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes

Ingredients

12 shucked and drained oysters
1/4 cup white wine
1 garlic clove, minced
Dash of hot sauce
6 bacon slices, halved crosswise
2 tablespoons maple syrup, divided

Preparation

1. Preheat broiler.

2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl; let stand 10 to 15 minutes.

3. Microwave bacon at HIGH 2 minutes to 2 1/2 minutes or until edges begin to get crisp. Wrap each oyster with 1 piece bacon; secure with a wooden pick. Place on a lightly greased oil-lined baking sheet; brush with 1 tablespoon maple syrup.

4. Broil 3 inches from heat 6 to 9 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Brush with remaining syrup.

Note:

Julia Rutland,

September 2009
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