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Loaded BBQ & Bacon Breaded Chicken Nugget Appetizer

Serves: 6
Prep Time: inutes
Cook Time: inutes
Total Time: inutes

If you love boneless wings, you’ll love this Loaded Chicken Nugget Appetizer.  You’ll be the hit of the party!  It is so easy to make, but guests will think you slaved over it for hours.  It features our all breast meat Chicken Nuggets… no fat, no fillers.


  • 1 box Bell & Evans chicken nuggets
  • 1 Jar BBQ sauce
  • 6 oz. Sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 6 oz. Monterey cheese, shredded
  • ½ lb. Bacon, cooked & coarsely chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1 bunch Green onion, thinly sliced for garnish
  • Ranch dressing, for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°. Spread frozen Nuggets on a baking sheet and bake for a total of 25-30 minutes until golden brown or thoroughly cooked to an internal of 170°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
  2. Top nuggets with BBQ sauce, cheese and bacon. Continue baking for 5 minutes until cheese has melted.
  3. Remove from heat. Season with fresh lime juice, salt and pepper.
  4. Garnish with green onion and a drizzle of ranch dressing.


  1. says:

    This is my “go-to” for a quick appetizer or game snack. The nuggets are awesome by themselves, but who doesn’t love BACON and ranch dressing! Yumm-o!

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