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Bacon and Bourbon Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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This decidedly adult cookie combines the smooth taste of bourbon with chocolate and salty bacon to make for a unique cookie your friends will love.

Ingredients & Directions

Chill Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
10 minutes
Cool Time
5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup
    margarine (250 mL)
  • 3/4 cup
    packed brown sugar (175 mL)
  • 3/4 cup
    granulated sugar (175 mL)
  • 2 tbsps
    corn syrup (30 mL)
  • 2
    eggs (2)
  • 1/4 cup
    Bourbon (60 mL)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla (5 mL)
  • 2 2/3 cups
    all-purpose flour (650 mL)
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder (5 mL)
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda (2 mL)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt (2 mL)
  • 4 slices
    thick-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup
    chopped toasted pecans (250 mL)

Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven Oven
mixer Mixer
mixing bowl Mixing Bowl
wire rack Wire Rack
cookie sheet Cookie Sheet
1

Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Using electric mixer, beat together margarine, brown and granulated sugars, and corn syrup. Beat in eggs, one at a time; beat in bourbon and vanilla.

2

Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix into margarine mixture until blended. Stir in bacon, chocolate chunks and pecans. Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes.

3

Drop heaping tablespoonfuls onto parchment paper–lined baking sheets. Bake, in batches, in centre of oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool on baking sheet for 5 to 10 minutes; transfer to rack and let cool completely. Store in airtight container for up to 3 days.