Bacon-maple [choc-chip] Cookies!

monarch cookies
Posted on 05/16/2009 by wererogue

I saw these linked on Tastespotting last week, and I wasn't going to let the opportunity to make them slip by, so I bought some streaky bacon and crisped the hell out of it on the grill!

The original recipe is from Cooking During Stolen Moments, and it turned out great! They're a bit like the Alton Brown Chewey/Thin cookies, but with added maple-bacony goodness :)

I took half the recipe aside and added chocolate chips too, as an experiment - which worked really well. The milk chocolate goes really well with the bacon, as anyone who has tried bacon-chocolate will know.

More pictures, all by longpig, who helped/ate batter:

longpig 16th-May-2009 11:30 am (UTC)
Hey buster, where's my photo credit? ;)

wererogue 16th-May-2009 11:35 am (UTC)
Fixed :P
mikononyte 16th-May-2009 09:40 pm (UTC)
You're everywhere!
longpig 17th-May-2009 03:21 pm (UTC)
Indeed! :D
longpig 16th-May-2009 11:31 am (UTC)
Also these were very delicious.
emploding 16th-May-2009 11:51 am (UTC)
Wow, that seems like a weird taste sensation.
wererogue 16th-May-2009 04:50 pm (UTC)
I've had bacon with sweet things like honey, maple syrup or chocolate before, so they're not that weird to me. The sweet and salty tastes really set each other off!
disgruntal_goat 16th-May-2009 12:29 pm (UTC)
Bacon makes everything taste better!!!!!
wererogue 16th-May-2009 04:50 pm (UTC)
Hear hear!
abcdeatmoremeat 16th-May-2009 03:00 pm (UTC)
I neeeeeeeeed these
wererogue 16th-May-2009 04:55 pm (UTC)
They didn't take long to make at all, and I wasn't really rushing. No more than 3 hours, start to scratch, and the recipe's really easy.
rumor_esq 16th-May-2009 03:15 pm (UTC)
Weird and probably delicious!

Great photos as always!
wererogue 16th-May-2009 04:56 pm (UTC)
I just had another - definitely still delicious :)
zanylikethat 16th-May-2009 03:18 pm (UTC)
This strikes me as creepy and horrifying.

wererogue 16th-May-2009 04:57 pm (UTC)
I'd strongly encourage you to do so! Horrify, confuse, astound and delight your friends! :V
ckandi007 16th-May-2009 04:07 pm (UTC)
Sounds interesting!

I went to a restaurant that served bacon pancakes--it was awesome!
wererogue 16th-May-2009 05:00 pm (UTC)
Bacon does go really well with pancakes. My wife longpig is Canadian, and it's pretty common there to have bacon and maple syrup with pancakes, because it's friggin' delicious :V
dome_girl 16th-May-2009 11:37 pm (UTC)
I can't eat bacon without maple syrup! soooo gooooodddd...

longpig 16th-May-2009 05:09 pm (UTC)
Oh god damn I must have this!!
thatsassylassie 16th-May-2009 05:24 pm (UTC)
There was a lot of fuss over these cookies a few years ago as a result of this blog:

I've made these cookies 3 or 4 times and they are always a HUGE hit. (well, some people thing they are weird, but most people like them.)
wererogue 16th-May-2009 05:34 pm (UTC)
I'm going out tonight, and I'm conflicted on whether to share them!
delicatio 16th-May-2009 09:35 pm (UTC)
Oooh, I need to make this!
wererogue 16th-May-2009 10:52 pm (UTC)
They're very much worth it.
intothefireugo 17th-May-2009 01:17 am (UTC)
Geez these look and sound so good, I might just have to break down and try some bacon cookies.
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