• 1 package Swaggerty’s Farm Dinner Links Original beer, Italian, mild, or hot
  • 5 slices regular or thick cut bacon
  • 2 Tablespoons real maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon bourbon whiskey
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper or freshly ground
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Hog Dog Buns – your favorite
  • 1 bag cole slaw mix from the produce section
  • ¼ cup small chop crispy apple
  • A few tablespoons of cole slaw dressing – jarred kind
  • Hot and Spicy Bread and Butter Pickle Slices – jarred in most supermarkets


  • Preheat over to 375°
  • Wrap each brat with a slice of bacon leaving each end of brats uncovered
  • Mix together the maple syrup, bourbon whiskey, mustard black pepper and Italian seasoning together in a small bowl to make glaze.
  • Place bacon wrapped brats on a baking sheet pan. Brush generously with maple-bourbon-mustard glaze.
  • Bake 15 minutes and re-glaze brats. Bake until bacon is well cooked and crispy on the edges. Another 10-15 minutes. It will take longer if you use thick cut bacon. Remove pan from oven.
  • While brats are cooking, mix together cole slaw mix, chopped apple, and dressing.
  • Place some cole slaw in bun and top with wrapped brats. Add more slaw and pickle slices.

The brats can be grilled if you like.