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Smoked BBQ Bacon Bombs

Smoked BBQ Bacon Bombs

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Author: Rebecka Evans


  • 1 cup ground pork rinds. Optional: 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup BBQ Sauce
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon dry thyme
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pound bacon
  • More BBQ Sauce for basting and serving


  • Mix first 9 ingredients together in a medium bowl. Lightly coat the Oyster Bed with cooking spray. Form ground meat mixture into equal portion oblong balls. Place formed "meat bombs" in individual oyster tray wells. Wrap each meat bomb with 1 slice of thick cut bacon, gently stretching the bacon before wrapping around the meat. Place bacon wrapped meat bomb back into the tray well. Continue process until all the meat bombs are bacon wrapped. Lightly brush each bacon bomb with BBQ sauce.
  • Smoke bacon bombs on Traeger Wood Pellet Grill set at 350 F. for 40 minutes or until the meat thermometer reads 160F.
  • Bacon Bombs can also be cooked in the oven at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until the meat thermometer reads 160F.
  • Remove from grill and brush with more BBQ sauce. Place under the broiler for 3-5 minutes until bacon is crispy and golden brown.


Serve Bacon Bombs with more BBQ sauce.