Unique Savory Cookies to Throw a Curveball Into Your Holiday Cookie Swap
There are only so many gingerbread figures and snowflake-shaped sugar cookies that you can make, so impress everyone at your cookie swap party by going savory this year. Try Parmesan-black pepper thumbprint cookies with cranberry-orange-thyme marmalade, or just top chocolate chip cookies with candied bacon — they'll be a welcome break from the holiday sugar rush.
At first glance, these cookies look a lot like chocolate chip, but they're actually made with cheddar, red pepper flakes, beef jerky and dried onions to replicate the flavors of a classic Philly cheesesteak.
Make easy candied bacon with a little spicy kick from cayenne pepper and crumble it on top of classic chocolate chip cookies for a sweet-and-savory balance.
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