new peanut butter bacon cookies

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

Recipe from: EatWisconsinCheese.com I made these cookies for my family and we all enjoyed them- especially me because I'm a bacon nut! Got to have my bacon fix!

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 4- dozen
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For new peanut butter bacon cookies

  • 1 c
    butter, softened -no substitute
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • 1/3 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 c
    peanut brittle, cracked into 1/4 inch pieces-or candy brittle bits
  • 1 c
    crispy cooked , finely chopped bacon-more or less
  • NOTE:
    1/2 cup of crushed , some whole peanuts may be used in place of the peanut brittle, if desired.
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How To Make new peanut butter bacon cookies

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350^.Prepare parchment lined cookie sheets;set aside. Cream together butter and sugars until light and fluffy.Mix in eggs, one at a time. Add peanut butter and mix until incorporated.
  • 2
    In a separate bowl, sift together flour, salt and baking powder. Add the dry ingredients one cup at a time to the butter mixture, scraping the bowl as needed. Stir in peanut brittle and Bacon. (I used only 1 cup bacon -it was plenty)
  • 3
    Roll dough into 1/2 inch balls and place on prepared cookie sheets. Flatten each cookie with the palm of your hand to about 1-inch in diameter or use the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake about 15 minutes or until the edges begin to lightly brown. (I baked mine about 10-12 minutes) Leave on tray to cool 5 minutes , before removing to paper (I use paper grocery bags)to absorb some of the bacon grease. Store in an airtight container for soft cookie, up to one week; or uncovered for crisper cookie.(I like crisper) didn't last one day at my house!

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