Bacon Roses

Cook Time

60 Mins

Cooking Method






Prep Time

15 Mins




1 Pack Bacon, Thick Cut

1 Dozen Roses, Fake

Cooking Instructions

Sometimes, the way to your sweetie’s heart is thru their stomach. And what better way to please the stomach than with bacon? If your sweetheart says they want roses, but you know what they really crave, then try this bacon roses recipe for a laugh (and a tasty appetizer). At least your loved one will be the hit of Instagram when they display the “roses” you bought them for Valentine’s Day.

Bacon is curled and held with toothpicks as it is smoked on your Pit Boss Grill. Then place the bacon on fake rose stems and surprise your special someone with a delicious and edible gift.

Note: It is recommended to use Hickory or Apple with this recipe.

  1. Start your Grill on ''smoke'' with the lid open until a fire is established in the burn pot (3-7 minutes). Preheat to 225°F.
  2. Roll each piece of bacon tightly, starting on the thicker side of the strip. Take a toothpick and skewer the middle of the bottom of the bacon roll to keep the bacon from unraveling. With a second toothpick, skewer the bacon roll so that the two toothpicks form an ''X'' at the bottom of the roll of bacon. Do this to every piece of bacon.
  3. Place the bacon rolls directly on the grates of your preheated Grill and smoke for an hour, checking on them every 20 minutes.
  4. While the bacon is smoking, rip the petals of the fake roses off of the steams.
  5. Once the bacon is fully cooked, remove the toothpicks and pierce the bacon in the head of the steam (where the fake flowers once were). If the bacon isn't staying, you can break a toothpick in half and stick it in the tip of the steam, press firmly and try piercing the bacon again.
  6. Place in a nice vase with some babies breath and gift to your Valentine.

Special Tools

  • Toothpicks

Bigger. Hotter. Heavier. Tip

You might want to buy real roses as well, just in case.

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