Bacon - Chocolate Chip Cookies

birthday month continues in our house and we are caked out.  seriously caked out.
what's a girl to do?
bake cookies.
today marks mr. handsome's thirty-something birthday, in looking to  score some serious points for my own upcoming birthday, i'm making a cookie that speaks to his heart...

bacon & chocolate chip.
bacon is his favourite, absolute favourite.
if there was a cologne, he'd buy it and where it daily.
happiest of birthdays to the sweetest man i know.  i love you dearly and more so with each and every day.  xo.

enjoy your cookies babe, just don't eat them all in one sitting.

Bacon & Chocolate Chip Cookies

1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened
2 Tbsp bacon drippings
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp cornstarch
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup chocolate chips
8 strips maple bacon, cooked & chopped

Preheat oven to 350F
In large bowl combine flour, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt.  Set aside.
Cream together butter, bacon drippings, and sugars until smooth.  Add egg and vanilla and blend in.  Add in flour mixture and stir till combined.  Fold in bacon and chocolate chips.
Roll into balls and place onto a parchment lined baking sheet.  Bake for 9-11 minutes, until golden brown around the edges.
Remove from oven and let cool for 4 minutes on baking sheet before transferring to baking rack to cool completely

Yields: approximately 2 1/2 - 3 dozen
Adapted from my Chocolate Chip Cookies


  1. This is absolutely fantastic----That hubby of yours is surely a lucky guy---those cookies look wonderful----

  2. Hi there, thanks for bringing this over. This is now on my shortlist for a feature. Cheers from Carole's Chatter


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