Candied Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies



Hey it’s Doree, back again from Top Notch Mom. I love when I get to hang out with all of you lovely MTK followers! I had no trouble coming up with a recipe to share with all of you. I’ve been wanting to change up a simple chocolate chip cookie and when we had some left over bacon I knew what needed to happen next. Have you ever candied bacon before? Holy moly I could’ve ate every last strip of it myself but let’s keep that between you and I. I added the candied bacon to my chocolate cookie dough and low and behold this is what I got:

Candied Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Candied Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies | Mom's Test Kitchen

Candied Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies


Candied Bacon:
10 slices center cut bacon
1/2 C brown sugar
2 + 1/4 C flour
1/2 TSP baking soda
3/4 C butter - melted
1/2 C white sugar
1/2 C brown sugar
1 TBS vanilla extract
1 egg + 1 egg yolk
1 C semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Candied Bacon:
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  3. Place bacon in a single layer on a foiled lined sheet
  4. Sprinkle brown sugar on top of bacon strips
  5. Bake for 10 minutes and then turn strips over and continue to bake for another 8-10 minutes
  6. Cool on a wire rack and then chop finely
  7. Reduce oven to 325 degrees
  8. In a bowl mix flour and baking soda
  9. In a medium bowl cream together butter and sugars
  10. Add vanilla, egg + egg yolk to the bowl and beat until creamy
  11. Add flour mixture and mix well
  12. Add candied bacon and chocolate chips until combined
  13. Bake on a parchment lined baking sheet for 12 minutes
  14. Let cool 5 minutes before placing on wire rack

Candied Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies |



  1. says

    Really? I have such a hard time wrapping my mind around this. I mean don’t get me wrong. I love chocolate and I love bacon and I have even had chocolate covered bacon before….. new things can be scarey though right. New things can also be delicious. I might need to give this a try soon.

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