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Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies Topped with Sea Salt

Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies Topped with Sea Salt

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Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sweet meets salty. Swine meets cookie. Heavenly perfection.
By Robin Runner

Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

3.0 from 2 reviews
Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies topped with Sea Salt
 
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Sweet meets salty. Heavenly perfection.
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Recipe Type: Cookie, Dessert, Treat
Serves: 8-10
Ingredients
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup of butter, softened
  • 6 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons of light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 10 ounces of Guittard Super Cookie Chips or regular dark chocolate chips
  • 4-6 strips of cooked, cooled and crumbled pieces of smoked bacon
  • Sea Salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In your stand mixer, paddle attached, cream butter and sugars.
  4. Then beat in the egg and vanilla until creamy.
  5. Add the flour mixture, blend.
  6. Blend well.
  7. By hand, stir in the chocolate chips and bacon.
  8. Drop rounded cookie dough onto your baking sheet.
  9. Sprinkle a tiny bit of sea salt on top of each cookie dough ball.
  10. Bake for 10 minutes or until lightly golden.
  11. Let cool and then store in a container with a lid.
View Comments (9)
  • Jan, I would look at the freshness of your ingredients and try again. Basically chocolate chip cookies with the addition of bacon, which wouldn’t cause the cookie to flatten out. I hope you give these another whirl. oxo

  • Jan, was your baking powder too old? I have had cookies fail epically because I used clapped out baking powder. Write the date you opened the tin on the tin, and discard after a year. Your cookies should be fine. Or you may have, as Robin suggests, over softened your butter. But check the age of your baking powder too!

  • These came out great-but I tweaked it a little by adding about half a cup of flour and two tablespoons of the bacon fat (solid form). I then rolled them into balls, sprinkled finely crushed bacon on top and then basted them with a small amount of maple syrup. The maple syrup candied under the oven heat creating a nice crunch to the cookie!

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