Recipe courtesy of Damaris Lewis
Print
Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies
Total:
40 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
3 dozen
Level:
Easy
Total:
40 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
3 dozen
Level:
Easy

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 (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment or silicone baking mats.

Cut the bacon into 1/2-inch pieces. Cook in a large skillet until golden and crispy, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove to drain on paper towels, reserving the fat. Strain the fat (to remove the bacon bits) and chill in the fridge until set. 

Whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder and cayenne in a small bowl. With an electric mixer, beat the butter, chilled bacon fat, sugars and vanilla until light and fluffy. 

Add the eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each egg. Slowly add the flour mixture and stir to combine. Stir in the bacon and chocolate chunks. 

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto the baking sheets, leaving 3 inches between each one. 

Bake until set, 8 to 12 minutes.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Milk Chocolate Chip Maple Syrup Glazed Bacon Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Nadia G

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Lee Anne Wong

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies

Recipe courtesy of Lindsay Landis

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Recipe courtesy of Lindsay Landis

Homemade Chocolate Wafer Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Zoë François

Chocolate Diablo Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Jason Sussman|Kaei Robinsong|Amy Bockner

Low-Fat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

On TV

UpRooted

7am | 6c

UpRooted

7:30am | 6:30c

UpRooted

8am | 7c

UpRooted

8:30am | 7:30c

UpRooted

9am | 8c

UpRooted

9:30am | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

11:30am | 10:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

12:30pm | 11:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

3:30pm | 2:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Man Fire Food

8pm | 7c

Man Fire Food

8:30pm | 7:30c

Man Fire Food

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10pm | 9c

I Hart Food

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

12am | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30am | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1am | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30am | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2am | 1c

I Hart Food

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here