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A delicious soft chewy cookie with candied bacon. A delightful combination of sweet and salty with the bacon and chocolate flavor. - Adventuresofb2.com

Candied Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

 A soft chocolate chip cookie with candied smoky bacon mixed in for a delicious balance of salty and sweet. 

Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 36 cookies


Candied Bacon

  • 12 strips thick cut bacon diced
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar


  • 1 cup butter mostly melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp hot water
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cup chocolate chip morsels
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. Heat oven to 350F. 

  2. On a pan, covered in foil and sprayed with cooking spray. Lay bacon on the pan. Sprinkle brown sugar on top of the bacon. 

  3. Bake bacon in oven for 20 minutes or until crispy. Flip the over after 10 minutes. 

  4. In a bowl, add melted butter and both sugars to the bowl and mix together until all incorporated. 

  5. Add in eggs one at a time and beat together. Then add vanilla extract and salt

  6. Dissolve baking soda in hot water and then add to batter along with baking powder. 

  7. Add flour in one cup at a time and mix until combined. 

  8. Stir in bacon pieces and chocolate chips. Make sure bacon is cooled before adding 

Recipe Notes

Brown sugar for bacon is an estimate as I just did enough to cover my strips of bacon.