Maple Syrup Glazed, Bacon Wrapped Venison Tenders

Most venison and wild game enthusiasts will admit, that their favorite pieces of meat to eat from a White-tailed deer are the tenderloins or tenders.  This recipe puts a sweet twist on the classic venison dish.

Prep Time - 10 minutes

Cook time - 22 minutes

Ingredients / Materials:

Tenderloins from a White-tailed deer

Thick cut bacon


Maple Syrup


Maple Syrup Glazed, Bacon Wrapped Venison Tenders 

Step 1 - Turn on the pellet grill and set it to 400 degrees

Step 2 - Rub all sides of each tenderloin with your favorite steak seasoning.

Step 3 - Wrap a piece of thick cut bacon around each tenderloin and secure it with a few toothpicks.

Step 4 - Place the bacon wrapped tenderloins on the grill.

Step 5 - Grill each tender for 11 minutes, flip them, and then generously drizzle maple syrup over each.

Step 6 - Grill for another 10-11 minutes.

Step 7 - Remove from the grill and serve.


Note: The steps in this recipe will result in tenderloins that are cooked medium-rare to medium.  For a more well done finish, grill them a few minutes longer on each side.  Understand that cook times may vary with the size/thickness of each tender.

Contribution by Nate Skinner