Satisfy Your Taste Buds with Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Satisfy Your Taste Buds with Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Janet Tharpe

 

 

 

Baconand chocolate chips in a cookie? I’ll take two dozen! The sweet and saltycombination of Colleen Sowa’s Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies will satisfy anycookie-lovers craving. Really, how can you go wrong with chocolate AND bacon?! Seestep-by-step photos of Colleen’s recipe plus thousands more from home cooksnationwide at: www.justapinch.com/baconcookie You’llalso find a meal planner, coupons and chances to win! Enjoy and remember, use“just a pinch”… -Janet “Aperfect meld of flavors!”- Colleen Sowa, LaCrosse, WI {{more}} What YouNeed BACON1pkg bacon 1/2c brown sugar, lightly packed COOKIEDOUGH21/4 c all-purpose flour1/4tsp salt1tsp each: baking powder and baking soda4tbsp bacon drippings 4tbsp margarine, softened1stick buter, softened1/2c sugar1c brown sugar, firmly packed2eggs1tbsp vanilla1tbsp apple cider vinegar1c pecans 3c dark bittersweet chocolate chips Directions •Preheat oven to 350 F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper. •In a bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside. •Put 1/2 c brown sugar in a medium size bowl. One strip at a time, put bacon inthe bowl and coat with brown sugar. Place the bacon flat on parchment linedbaking sheet. Repeat until all are done. Any left over sugar, sprinkle overbacon. Bake for about 12 min. Turn each piece of bacon over and baste withbacon grease. Return to oven and bake an additional 12 min. . •Remove from oven and cool. Break bacon into small pieces . Set aside. •In a large bowl cream bacon grease, margarine, butter and sugars. Add eggs,vinegar and vanilla. Slowly add flour mixture. Fold in the bacon, nuts andchocolate chips. Refrigerate dough for 3 hours. •Drop 1 tbsp of dough at a time onto parchment paper. •Bake for 10 to 15 min. until golden brown. •Allow to cool completely. www.justapinch.com/baconcookie ©2011 Just A Pinch Recipe Club. Broughtto you by American Hometown MediaUsedby Permission.