Bacon Cookies with Maple and Cherries

1
Kathie Carr

By
@kathiecc

Recipe originally came from a friend. I just added cherries.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12 large cookies
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 3 Tbsp
    real maple syrup
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    quick cooking rolled oats (uncooked)
  • 1/2 c
    dried cherries (or dried fruit of your choice), roughly chopped
  • 1/3 c
    bacon, cooked very crisp, well drained, and crumbled

How to Make Bacon Cookies with Maple and Cherries

Step-by-Step

  1. In a small bowl stir together the flour, baking soda, and salt until combined.
    In a large mixing bowl, beat together the brown sugar, butter, maple syrup, egg, and vanilla with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and well blended.
    Stir in the flour mixture, then add oats, dried cherries, and bacon. Mix well. Refrigerate dough for 1 hour or more.
  2. When eady to bake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a cookie sheet with shortening or nonstick cooking spray.

    Each large cookie should be about 2 tablespoons of dough. Drop cold dough onto prepared baking sheet spaced 2 inches apart.
    Bake in the center of the oven until set and lightly golden, 10-12 minutes. Remove from the oven, allow to cool about 2 minutes then carefully transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool. Cookies will be very soft when warm.
    Yield: about 1 dozen.

    Store any leftovers in refrigerator due to the meat in the cookie.

Printable Recipe Card

About Bacon Cookies with Maple and Cherries

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast Cookies



Show 1 Comment & Review

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas


Is your goal for the year to eat healthier? We’re here to help. These healthy meal prep recipes will make sticking to your diet easier than ever. Not only is meal prepping proven to help you eat healthier, but these nutritious meals are also delicious and sure to cure your cravings.

11 Easy Fish Taco Recipes

11 Easy Fish Taco Recipes


For all our fellow taco-lovers out there, you need to check out these recipes. Not only is fish a healthier option for Taco Tuesday, but it also helps switch things up. Plus, there are so many options! From beer battered to grilled to pan seared, fish tacos are a delicious addition to your taco rotation.

17 Recipes With Avocado That Go Beyond Guacamole

17 Recipes With Avocado That Go Beyond Guacamole


You can’t make guacamole without avocados. But they are good in many more recipes too. Rich and creamy, use them in deviled eggs or a dip. They complete fish tacos and are a tasty addition to burgers. If you’re craving avocado but don’t want guac (gasp), remember these recipes. They will curb your avocado craving […]