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Bacon Peanut Butter Bites in the Ninja Foodi Air Fryer Recipe

Written by: Lucas Johnson

These bacon peanut butter bites are my go-to for a quick, savory snack. I whip up a simple peanut butter mix, slather it on bacon, roll 'em up, and let the air fryer do its magic. Crispy, salty, and oh-so-addictive!

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Here's something fun I cooked up in my kitchen: Bacon Peanut Butter Bites cooked in a Ninja Foodi Air Fryer. Imagine, bacon and peanut butter coming together in bite-sized rolls, crisped to perfection. Sweet, creamy peanut butter enveloped in smoky, crispy bacon. It's a playful twist on classic flavors that's sure to spice up snack time. And using an air fryer? That just keeps things simple and quick. Trust me, once you try this creative nibble, there's no going back.

Ingredients for Delicious Bacon Peanut Butter Bites

  • Bacon: Adds savory flavor and crispy texture, enhancing the richness of the dish.
  • Peanut butter: Provides a creamy and nutty element that complements the salty bacon, creating a delicious flavor contrast.

Kitchen Tools Required

  • Ninja Foodi Air Fryer: Cooks the bacon peanut butter bites to crispy perfection with its air frying function.
  • Bowl: Used to mix the peanut butter, honey, and spices to create a flavorful filling for the bacon rolls.
  • Toothpicks: Essential for securing the rolled bacon bites to prevent them from unraveling during the cooking process.

Serves: 4 people

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Ninja Foodi Air Fryer to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a bowl, mix together peanut butter, honey, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and smoked paprika.
  3. Cut each bacon slice in half lengthwise.
  4. Spread a thin layer of the peanut butter mixture on each bacon strip.
  5. Roll up the bacon strips and secure with toothpicks.
  6. Place the bacon rolls in the air fryer basket in a single layer.
  7. Air fry at 400°F (200°C) for 10 minutes, flipping halfway through, until the bacon is crispy.
  8. Remove from the air fryer and let cool slightly before serving.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 280 kcal | Carbohydrates: 10 g | Protein: 12 g | Total Fat: 22 g | Saturated Fat: 6 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 25 mg | Sodium: 480 mg | Dietary Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 7 g | Calcium: 20 mg | Potassium: 210 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Vitamin A: 50 µg | Vitamin C: 0 mg

Preparing Bacon Peanut Butter Bites Ahead of Time

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the bacon peanut butter bites as instructed.
  • Once cooked and cooled, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • After cooking and cooling, place the bacon peanut butter bites on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Freeze until solid, then transfer to a freezer-safe bag or container.
  • Label with the date and store in the freezer for up to 2 months.

When cooking bacon in the Ninja Foodi Air Fryer, try using natural peanut butter without added sugar for a healthier twist on this savory-sweet treat.

Common Questions About This Ninja Foodi Air Fryer Recipe

FAQ:
Can I use crunchy peanut butter instead of creamy for this recipe?
Yes, you can use crunchy peanut butter for a different texture in the bacon peanut butter bites.
How long do these bacon peanut butter bites stay fresh?
These bites are best enjoyed fresh but can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Can I freeze these bacon peanut butter bites?
Yes, you can freeze them after cooking. Just make sure to thaw and reheat before serving.
Can I omit the honey in this recipe?
Yes, you can omit the honey if you prefer a less sweet flavor or substitute it with maple syrup or agave nectar.
Can I add other seasonings to the peanut butter mixture?
Absolutely! Feel free to customize the seasonings to your liking by adding spices like cayenne pepper, cumin, or even a dash of hot sauce.

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