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My husband has a big birthday coming up and I’m putting together a menu for 12 people who will be helping us celebrate. When planning a dinner party I like to find appetizers and main course dishes that can be prepared ahead of time. This recipe for glazed pineapple kielbasa bites is just perfect. I can make the glaze ahead of time and cut up the kielbasa earlier in the day. Before baking I will soak the toothpicks and put the pineapple on top of each kielbasa slice. Just before the company arrives I will pop these delicious glazed pineapple kielbasa bites in the oven and they will be ready to serve in no time.glazed kielbasa bites

 

Glazed Pineapple Kielbasa Bites

 

Ingredients:

 

1 (14 oz) Kielbasa, I used a turkey kielbasa

1 (20 oz) can pineapple chunks, use juice for the glaze

3 Tbsp. Teriyaki sauce

1 Tbsp. Sweet chili sauce

1 Tbsp. Honey

1 Tbsp. Pineapple juice

Plain toothpicks

 

Directions:

 

Soak the toothpicks in water for 20 minutes before baking.

 

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place a piece of pineapple on top of each slice of kielbasa and place on the parchment-lined pan. Put the toothpicks in after you put the glaze in, this will keep the toothpicks from burning in the oven!glazed kielbasa bites

 

In a small bowl combine the glaze ingredients. Glaze the kielbasa and pineapple bites. Stick each portion with a plain toothpick.glazed kielbasa bites Bake for 15-20 minutes or until hot. Let cool slightly and serve.

 

I tried these out for a small diner party we had and they were a big hit. The leftovers kept well and we were able to enjoy them the next day. I’m sure they will be a big hit at my husband’s birthday party too! Do you have a favorite appetizer that you can make before the company arrives?

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