Bourbon Bacon Brownies

Cook Time

60 mins

Cooking Method






Prep Time

15 mins




2 cup All-Purpose Flour

1/4 cup Bourbon

1 cup Brown Sugar

1 cup Canola Oil

Caramel Sauce

1.5 cup Cocoa Powder

1 tablespoon Hickory Honey Sea Salt

2 tablespoon Instant Coffee

6 Large Eggs

1/2 teaspoon Pit Boss Smoked Infused Hickory Honey Sea Salt

1 cup Powdered Sugar

6 slices bacon, raw

4 tablespoons Water

3 cups White Sugar

Cooking Instructions

So we can all agree that brownies are pretty delicious, right? Well this recipe just takes things to another level. We’re talking Candied Bacon Brownies with Bourbon level. That’s right, you know if you add bacon to pretty much anything, it’s going to be amazing and this dessert is no exception. Just 15 minutes of prep and 60 minutes on your Pit Boss Grill is all it takes to rock your guests’ world and send them home smiling.

How to Make Candied Bacon?

Generously coat the bacon with the brown sugar and Hickory Honey Sea Salt. Place the bacon on the Pit Boss Bacon Rack. Smoke at 225°F for 1 hour. Cook until the bacon is crisp but not completely browned. Remove from the smoker and allow it to cool. When the bacon is cool, chop it roughly.

Note: It is recommended to use Hickory Hardwood Pellets with this recipe.

This recipe uses Pit Boss Smoked Infused Hickory Honey Sea Salt Seasoning.

  1. Start up your Pit Boss. Once it’s fired up, set the temperature to 400°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the cocoa, powdered sugar, white sugar, instant coffee and flour.
  3. To the flour mixture, add the eggs, oil and water until just combined.
  4. Spray the 9 x 13 pan well with cooking spray.
  5. Pour half the batter in the pan, drizzle with caramel.
  6. Pour other half of batter on top and drizzle with caramel again and add candied bacon to the top.
  7. Bake the brownies in the smoker for 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the pan comes out clean.
  8. Remove from the smoker and allow to cool before slicing.

Special Tools

  • 9x13 Baking Pan
  • Cooking Spray
  • Grill Pan

Bigger. Hotter. Heavier. Tip

Not a fan of Bourbon? Try non-alcoholic vanilla extract as a substitute.

Diet Info

  • Flexible Dieting

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