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Chocolate Chip and Bacon Cookies

An interesting and yummy twist on a classic. Adapted from Cooking Channel.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 24
Author Kat @amomsimpression

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces bacon
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chunks
  • 4 ounces peanut butter chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. use a silicon cooking sheet or spray cooking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Bake the bacon in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes reserving the fat. Pour fat in a small bowl and chill in the fridge until set. Dice bacon into small pieces and reserve.
  3. Whisk flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder and cayenne together in a medium bowl. Using a stand or handheld mixer, beat the butter, bacon fat, sugars and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs separately, making sure you beat well between them. Pour the flour mixture slowly into wet mixture. Stir to combine. Fold in bacon, chocolate chunks and peanut butter chips.
  5. Drop dough by spoonfuls onto cookie sheet.
  6. Bake until done 10 to 12 minutes.