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Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookie

Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies are absolutely AMAZING! I mean you really can't go wrong with this combination!

Course Dessert
Keyword Cookie
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 dozen
Author Shelley@StockpilingMoms

Ingredients

For the candied bacon:

  • 8 slices center cut thick bacon
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

For the cookies:

  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup butter melted and slightly cooled
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place bacon in a single layer on a foil lined sheet.
  3. Sprinkle brown sugar on top of bacon strips.
  4. Bake for 18-25 minutes or until crispy, making sure to turn bacon over after 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack for cooling.
  6. Once bacon has cooled chop it finely.
  7. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees.
  8. Sift flour and baking soda.
  9. In a medium bowl, cream butter with the white and brown sugar.
  10. Add vanilla, egg, and egg yolk to the bowl and beat until light and creamy.
  11. Add flour mixture and mix well.
  12. Add diced candied bacon and chocolate chips and stir until just combined.
  13. Place 1 inch sized balls of dough on cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are brown.
  14. Remove from oven and let cookies sit on the pan for a couple of minutes before placing on a wire rack.