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Love on a Skewer: Surprise Your Bacon-Loving Partner with Grilled Bacon Roses

Are you a bacon lover? Do you want to surprise your loved ones with a unique and delicious treat? Then get ready to try out this amazing recipe for grilled bacon roses! These gorgeous bacon roses are not only a feast for the eyes, but they’re also bursting with flavor, thanks to the addition of Revolution Barbecue Kansas City BBQ Rub and brown sugar. Whether you’re hosting a special occasion or just looking to spice up your weekend brunch, these bacon roses are sure to impress. Plus, they’re incredibly easy to make, so you don’t need to be a culinary expert to create these mouthwatering treats. So, get ready to experience the perfect combination of smoky, spicy, and sweet flavors that make these grilled bacon roses a must-try recipe. Your friends and family will be amazed by the unique presentation and delicious taste, making it the perfect way to show them how much you care. Don’t hesitate, grab your skewers and muffin tin and let’s get cooking! Recipe by Glenn Connaughton. Read more about Glenn here.

Revolution Barbecue Bacon Roses with Kansas City BBQ Rub

Grilled Bacon Roses Recipe

If you're looking for a unique way to surprise the bacon lover in your life, look no further than these delicious grilled bacon roses! Not only are they a feast for the eyes, but they're also a delight for the taste buds.
Using Revolution Barbecue Kansas City BBQ Rub, these bacon roses have a smoky and spicy flavor that perfectly complements the sweetness of the brown sugar. The rub contains paprika, cane sugar, flake sea salt, chili powder, garlic, onion, black pepper, and cayenne pepper, creating a complex and delicious blend of flavors.
The process of making these bacon roses is surprisingly simple, and they're perfect for a special occasion or even just a weekend brunch. Plus, they make for a great conversation starter at any gathering!
So, if you're looking to show that special someone in your life how much you care, surprise them with a beautiful bouquet of grilled bacon roses. With the combination of smoky and spicy flavors from the BBQ rub, and the sweet touch of brown sugar, these bacon roses are sure to impress even the most discerning bacon connoisseur!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Bacon Roses


  • Wooden Skewers
  • Toothpicks
  • Muffin tin



  • Preheat your grill to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Thread a bacon strip through your skewer on one end and roll it tightly about one-third of the way.
  • Twist your bacon strip counter-clockwise to create rose petals. Secure the bottom of your rose with a toothpick or two.
  • Repeat step 2 and 3 with the remaining bacon strips.
  • Sprinkle a pinch of Revolution Barbecue Kansas City BBQ Rub and brown sugar over each bacon rose. Place the bacon roses in a muffin tin.
  • Cook the bacon roses for 20 minutes.
  • Remove the muffin tin from the grill and place it on a wire rack to cool.
  • If the brown sugar has not completely melted, spoon some of the bacon grease from the bottom of the tin over the rose buds.
  • Once the bacon roses have completely cooled, remove the toothpicks and place them on your skewers to create a bouquet.


Our tip for making these delicious grilled bacon roses is to use Revolution Barbecue Kansas City BBQ Rub for an extra burst of flavor! This amazing rub, which includes paprika, cane sugar, sea salt, chili powder, garlic, onion, black pepper, and cayenne pepper, adds a perfect balance of smoky, spicy, and savory flavors that will take your bacon roses to the next level. So, if you want to make sure your grilled bacon roses are the talk of the town, head over to our online store and purchase a jar of Revolution Barbecue Kansas City BBQ Rub today. Trust us, you won’t regret it!
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Keyword Bacon lover’s recipe, Easy bacon appetizer, Grilled Bacon Roses, Revolution Barbecue Kansas City BBQ Rub
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