Bourbon Bacon Cinnamon Rolls Recipe




Bourbon Bacon Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

This recipe is the perfect combination of savory and sweet. The bourbon-soaked bacon adds a smoky, savory, bold taste to cinnamon rolls. The ginger and pecan topping makes for a crunchy, spicy finish.
Ingredients :
8 bacon strips
3/4 cup bourbon
1 tube (12.4 ounces) refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot

Place bacon in a shallow dish; add bourbon. Seal and refrigerate overnight. Remove bacon and pat dry; discard bourbon.
In a large skillet, cook bacon in batches over medium heat until nearly crisp but still pliable. Remove to paper towels to drain. Discard all but 1 teaspoon drippings.
Preheat air fryer to 350°. Separate dough into 8 rolls, reserving icing packet. Unroll spiral rolls into long strips; pat dough to form 6x1-in. strips. Place 1 bacon strip on each strip of dough, trimming bacon as needed; reroll, forming a spiral. Pinch ends to seal. Repeat with remaining dough. Transfer 4 rolls to the air-fryer basket; cook 5 minutes. Turn rolls over and cook until golden brown, about 4 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine pecans and maple syrup. In another bowl, stir ginger together with contents of icing packet. In same skillet, heat remaining bacon drippings over medium heat. Add pecan mixture; cook, stirring frequently, until lightly toasted, 2-3 minutes.
Drizzle half the icing over warm cinnamon rolls; top with half the pecans. Repeat to make a second batch.

Test Kitchen tip :
In our testing, we have found cook times vary dramatically between brands of air fryers. As a result, we have given wider than normal ranges on suggested cook times. Begin checking at the first time listed and adjust as needed.


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