Bacon Potato Bites small potatoes wrapped in crispy bacon, secured with a toothpick served with a side of sour cream garnished with green onions

Bacon Potato Bites

These Bacon Potato Bites make a delicious appetizer or side dish. In this recipe, little gold potatoes are cooked until tender. Then they’re wrapped in bacon and baked until the bacon is golden and crispy.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon, game day appetizers, potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 5
Calories 313kcal
Author Elizabeth


  • 1 lb. Small Gold Potatoes (about 20 potatoes)
  • 10-12 Bacon Strips cut in half
  • 2 tsp. Kosher Salt
  • Sour Cream for serving
  • Green Onions or Chives chopped – for serving

You will also need

  • Large baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Wood toothpicks


  • Add the potatoes to a medium pot. Cover the potatoes with water by an inch or two and set them over high heat. Bring the water to a boil. Add 2 tsp. of salt and continue boiling for 15- 20 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
  • Drain the potatoes completely and allow them to cool. While the potatoes cool.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • When the potatoes are cool enough to handle, wrap each with ½ a bacon strip. Wrap the potato so the bacon goes all the way around, and overlaps some. Secure the bacon in place with a toothpick. Place on the baking sheet and repeat with the remaining ingredients.
  • Bake the potatoes for approximately 35-45 minutes. Check the potatoes after 30 minutes or so and gauge the remaining cooking time from there.
  • Serve the bacon wrapped potatoes bites with sour cream and chopped green onions.


Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 490mg | Potassium: 519mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 11.5mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 3.3mg