Chocolate chip and bacon cookies
Recipe type: dessert
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Serves: 2 dozen
Honey and bacon-laced chocolate chip cookies. Sweet and chewy with just a bit of salty crunchiness. Yum.
  • 2½ cups spelt flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ tsp cardamom
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 pound cooked bacon, cooled and crumbled into bits
  1. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and cardamom in small bowl.
  2. Beat butter, honey, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Mix only until combined.
  5. Stir in morsels.
  6. Cover and refrigerate for an hour while you cook the bacon.
  7. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 375
  8. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
  9. Sprinkle bacon bits on top of each unbaked cookie.
  10. Cook for 8 - 12 minutes (cooking times vary - check often to make sure they're not overdone)
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