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Bacon cookies with butterscotch chips and salted peanuts

Bacon Butterscotch Cookies


  • Author: Katie
  • Total Time: 20 Min
  • Yield: 2 Dozen 1x

Description

Thick and chewy bacon cookies filled with sweet butterscotch chips and salted peanuts. Salty/sweet fans this cookie recipe is for you!


Ingredients

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  • ½ cup bacon fat

  • ¾ cup brown sugar

  • 1 large egg, room temperature

  • ½ tbsp. vanilla extract

  • ½ tsp. baking soda

  • ½ tsp. baking powder

  • ½ tsp. coarse sea salt

  • 1 ⅓ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup butterscotch chips

  • ½ cup salted peanuts, chopped


Instructions

EQUIPMENT:

 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.

  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer cream bacon fat and sugar on high for 3 minutes until light and fluffy.

  3. Add in the egg and vanilla extract and mix until fully incorporated. Scrape down the sides of the bowl occasionally.

  4. Add in flour, baking soda, baking powder, and sea salt into a bowl and mix on low until fully incorporated and dough forms.

  5. Mix in the butterscotch chips and chopped peanuts by hand with a spatula.

  6. Using a 1.5 tbsp cookie scoop drop onto parchment-lined cookie trays approximately 2 inches apart and bake for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden brown and the centers appear just slightly under-baked.

  7. Let cool on the tray for at least 10 minutes before removing it to a cookie rack. Enjoy!

  • Prep Time: 10 Min
  • Cook Time: 10 Min
  • Category: Cookies
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: baking, cookies, bacon cookies, bacon butterscotch cookies, bacon cookie recipe