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  • Bwill
    Bwill Posts: 102
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    Any suggestions for the cream cheese/cheese mix?  Is there a ratio you shoot for?  Also how do you soften the cream cheese?  Room temperature?
  • bclarksicle
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    I like to mix in some goat cheese and green chilis into the filling.
  • Zuma
    Zuma Posts: 50
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    Grocery list is made.   Will be trying these this week for Christmas.   Can't wait and thanks for all the advice & ideas.
  • JRWhitee
    JRWhitee Posts: 5,678
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    No ratio, room temp cream cheese and I just add another grated cheese.
                                                                
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    Large BGE 2006, Mini Max 2014, 36" Blackstone, Anova Sous Vide
    Green Man Group 
    Johns Creek, Georgia
  • squezz
    squezz Posts: 56
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    What would be the best way to reheat these if I wanted to make them a day ahead of time to take them to an event?
  • toogoodootgr
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    On the list for this weekend. I just emailed the link to the wife and she sounds as excited as I am. Just got back down bellow 200#, guess I will just have to pack on some winter weight.
    Irmo, SC
  • bluebird66
    bluebird66 Posts: 2,744
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    Thanks!
    Large Egg with adjustable rig, Kick Ash Basket, Minimax and various Weber's.
    Floyd Va

  • Squeezy
    Squeezy Posts: 1,102
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       dweebs0r said:
    I love this!  Gonna make these asap for when we are tired of ABT''s.

    I'm glad there are some new posts on this, as I have never got around to making these yet (shame on me). An earlier comment made me laugh ... (above), been making ABTs for years now, not for a second have I got tired of them...
    Never eat anything passed through a window unless you're a seagull ... BGE Lg.
  • SmokeyPitt
    SmokeyPitt Posts: 10,490
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    Squeezy said:
       dweebs0r said:
    I love this!  Gonna make these asap for when we are tired of ABT''s.

    I'm glad there are some new posts on this, as I have never got around to making these yet (shame on me). An earlier comment made me laugh ... (above), been making ABTs for years now, not for a second have I got tired of them...
    I agree...this is going to the top of my to do list.  I was thinking as long as I have bacon and cream cheese I could make some ABTs along side them. 


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • RRP
    RRP Posts: 25,930
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    A variation I make to the basic recipe idea is I cap the cheese in the Pig Shot with a thin slice of pepperoni.  I call it my coin flip as it adds yet another taste flip to this already artery blocking snack!
  • SmokingPiney
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    I'm glad this thread got bumped up. Recipe is saved and in queue for a cook.  :)
    Living the good life smoking and joking
  • chadpsualum
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    You had me at pork...

    I'm definitely going to make these soon.
    North Pittsburgh, PA
    1 LGE
  • MrWilliams
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    this is next on my hit list
    XL BGE & Mini - CT USA
  • Wanasmoke
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    Great idea!  Group of guys coming over to plan a golf trip tonight....shots for everyone!
    LBGE in Elm Grove, WI
  • GATraveller
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    They will not disappoint!!

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    2 Large
    Peachtree Corners, GA
  • jollygreenegg
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    I could taste those from here!  Thanks for sharing, gotta try these!
    MM & XL BGE, Bay Area CA
  • feef706
    feef706 Posts: 853
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    Can't hold out any longer, trying these today, will post pictures later.
  • feef706
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  • jabam
    jabam Posts: 1,829
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    Those look awesome!!!!
    Central Valley CA     One large egg One chocolate lab "Halle" two chiuahuas "Skittles and PeeWee"
  • Staygold
    Staygold Posts: 45
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    These are great!! Made them tonight, thank you!
    LBGE #76 Georgia Mountain Eggfest 2016
  • grillman14
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    I have done these numerous times and use the Rothchild Dirty Martini Mix with 1 tub cream cheese... They are a show stopper for sure... if you go to Rothchilds website look under dealer locater you will find it....
    Remember that grilling is more than preparing food… It’s time with family and friends, it’s your heritage and childhood memories….
  • kingsmoke
    kingsmoke Posts: 151
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    A little Sunday afternoon snack. Ran short on the cream cheese in a few of them, and used chunk of pepper jack cheese instead
    Grand Rapids , Mi
    LBGE -  28Blackstone - Saber grill
  • MrCookingNurse
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  • partaf
    partaf Posts: 30
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    Do you use a whole piece of bacon and just keep wrapping it around?  I struggled trying to get the bacon to stand up for me to place the cheese. Would it better to leave the sausage frozen ?  
  • R2Egg2Q
    R2Egg2Q Posts: 2,136
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    1/2 piece of bacon works.  Thinner bacon crisps quicker than thick but doesn’t stand up as well as thick cut.  The filling shouldn’t help the bacon stand up better than when empty.
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs, Shirley Fabrication 24x36 Patio, Humphrey's Weekender, Karubecue C-60, MAK 1-Star General, Hasty Bake Gourmet, Santa Maria Grill, Webers: 14" WSM, 22.5" OTG, 22.5" Kettle Premium, WGA Charcoal, Summit S-620 NG

    Bay Area, CA
  • gmac
    gmac Posts: 1,814
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    R2Egg2Q said:
    1/2 piece of bacon works.  Thinner bacon crisps quicker than thick but doesn’t stand up as well as thick cut.  The filling shouldn’t help the bacon stand up better than when empty.
    Shouldn't?  Or should?
    I use a ziploc, cut the corner off and stick it inside the floppy bacon and pipe the filling in so it comes "bottom up" which holds the bacon up nicely. Spoons make this much harder in my experience. 
    Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
  • R2Egg2Q
    R2Egg2Q Posts: 2,136
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    gmac said:
    R2Egg2Q said:
    1/2 piece of bacon works.  Thinner bacon crisps quicker than thick but doesn’t stand up as well as thick cut.  The filling shouldn’t help the bacon stand up better than when empty.
    Shouldn't?  Or should?
    I use a ziploc, cut the corner off and stick it inside the floppy bacon and pipe the filling in so it comes "bottom up" which holds the bacon up nicely. Spoons make this much harder in my experience. 
    Should.  Apparently I need stronger coffee.  :s
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs, Shirley Fabrication 24x36 Patio, Humphrey's Weekender, Karubecue C-60, MAK 1-Star General, Hasty Bake Gourmet, Santa Maria Grill, Webers: 14" WSM, 22.5" OTG, 22.5" Kettle Premium, WGA Charcoal, Summit S-620 NG

    Bay Area, CA
  • JRWhitee
    JRWhitee Posts: 5,678
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    I use a ziploc to pipe in the cream cheese, works great.
                                                                
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    Large BGE 2006, Mini Max 2014, 36" Blackstone, Anova Sous Vide
    Green Man Group 
    Johns Creek, Georgia
  • TexasBelliott
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    I made a batch of these for an FFL draft last night, and people raved about them. They are absolutely delicious. Will definitely put these on the rotation. 

    To confirm, thick cut bacon is the way to go. I used a piping bag for the filling, but a Ziplock would also work great. They cooked for me at about 300 for just at 60 minutes for the desired result.

    Again, these are a winner. Please try them, but make a lot. They are real crowd pleasers.

    (forgive the poorly rotated pictures)


    LBGE, MM, KABs

    Fort Worth, TX

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