EGGtoberfest 2016 Winning Recipe: Jailhouse "Rocks"

  • Recipe Type


  • Skill Level


  • Grill Time

    1-2 hrs

  • Method


  • Servings

    Serves 8

Jailhouse Rocks Dessert

 2016 1st Place Winning Recipe at Big Green Egg's Eggtoberfest at Stone Mountain, GA by Craig Tabor (


    Cookie Dough

    • Leaving the banana in the peel, grill it over direct heat until the entire peel has turned dark and the banana is mushy. Remove from the grill and allow to cool. 
    • Add the softened stick of butter, white sugar and brown sugar to a stand mixer and cream. 
    • Then remove the banana and add it to the butter/sugar mix and allow to combine. 
    • Add the remainder of the ingredients and mix until smooth.
    • Refrigerate the dough over night. 

    Candied Bacon

    • Set up your cooker for indirect smoking and preheat to 250F.
    • Lay the bacon out on a cooling rack or a perforated grilling pan. 
    • Brush each strip with Amaretto, apply a healthy layer of brown sugar and dust with Meat Church Honey Hog
    • Smoke the bacon for approx 90 minutes or until cooked to your liking. 
    • Remove and allow to cool completely. 
    • Once cool, rough chop the bacon. 
    • Set aside for garnishing.


    • Combine all ingredients until smooth. 
    • Keep refrigerated until ready for use. 


    • Combine all ingredients 
    • Set aside

    Preheat the frying oil to 375F. Use a vessel that will accommodate 3" deep oil. 

    While the oil is preheating, roll the dough into balls. Place them on a wax paper lined cookie tray. Roll them into quarter sized balls. refrigerate for 10 minutes. 

    Dip the cold cookie dough into the batter and drop into the hot oil. Fry until they are golden brown, approx 4-5 minutes. Use a strainer or spider to remove them from the hot oil. Allow them to drain on a paper towel. 

    Glaze them and garnish with the chopped bacon! Serve and enjoy!!

    Jailhouse "Rocks"


    This delicious recipe is brought to you by Craig Tabor (@BigGreenCraig).

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