angels on horseback
An hors d'oeuvre of bacon-wrapped, shucked oysters that are broiled, baked or grilled and served on buttered toast points. See also devils on horseback.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.