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Bacon Wrapped Maple Cornish Game Hens

Sandi Gaertner
These bacon wrapped maple cornish game hens is a delicious dinner that is perfect for any occasion. Just three simple ingredients!
4.86 from 34 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Meal Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 674 kcal


  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 Cornish game hens thawed
  • 8 slices bacon
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 350º F.
  • Remove the Cornish game hens from wrapping. Place in a pan.
  • Drizzle maple syrup over the chicken.
  • Wrap the raw bacon around the hens. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 30 minutes, or until the cornish game hens reach 165º F internal temperature.


  1. You can use grade A or B maple syrup. Be sure to use 100% real syrup and not imitation syrup.
  2. Be sure your Cornish hens are completely thawed before baking!!
  3. These Cornish hens will keep up to 3 days in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.


Serving: 1gCalories: 674kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 44gFat: 49gSaturated Fat: 15gPolyunsaturated Fat: 9gMonounsaturated Fat: 22gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 256mgSodium: 430mgPotassium: 652mgSugar: 9gVitamin A: 259IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 43mgIron: 2mg
Keyword bacon wrapped cornish game hen, baked cornish game hen
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