How to Make Bourbon Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Delicious bourbon bacon chocolate cookies. There's even some bourbon left for the cookies!

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How to Make Bourbon Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
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1
All the ingredients.

All the ingredients.

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Chop up your bacon into extra small bacony pieces.

Chop up your bacon into extra small bacony pieces.

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3
Start preheating the oven to 375 degrees.

Start preheating the oven to 375 degrees.

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Start frying up the bacon. I recommend coating the pan with a thin layer of butter or olive oil ahead of time so the bacon doesn't stick. Fry to doneness (not burnt).

Start frying up the bacon. I recommend coating the pan with a thin layer of butter or olive oil ahead of time so the bacon doesn't stick. Fry to doneness (not burnt).

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While the bacon is frying, wash your cutting board and soak it in vinegar to sterilize it.

While the bacon is frying, wash your cutting board and soak it in vinegar to sterilize it.

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Non nom. Bacon. Drain the finished bacon into a bowl. Don't eat this now or you will have to repeat the previous step and make more bacon. Either way you aren't wrong.

Non nom. Bacon. Drain the finished bacon into a bowl. Don't eat this now or you will have to repeat the previous step and make more bacon. Either way you aren't wrong.

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This is liquid (blurry) gold. Bacon fat. Don't drink it, as much as I'm sure you're tempted.

This is liquid (blurry) gold. Bacon fat. Don't drink it, as much as I'm sure you're tempted.

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This is out of place. Time travel! Nah, it's a different bowl. Mine are all red. See how crispy?

This is out of place. Time travel! Nah, it's a different bowl. Mine are all red. See how crispy?

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Straining is easy. If you have a wire strainer it helps, but don't worry if you don't.

Straining is easy. If you have a wire strainer it helps, but don't worry if you don't.

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Drain off the fat and avoid getting the crispy burnt bits as much as possible.

Drain off the fat and avoid getting the crispy burnt bits as much as possible.

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Depending on the kind of bacon you get you'll have more or less this amount of fat. Mine was a bit thin, so expect more. Also, more bacon is ok at this point. Put this to the side for a while.

Depending on the kind of bacon you get you'll have more or less this amount of fat. Mine was a bit thin, so expect more. Also, more bacon is ok at this point. Put this to the side for a while.

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Some bourbon, any bourbon. Save enough for the recipe.

Some bourbon, any bourbon. Save enough for the recipe.

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Get all the dry ingredients together.

Get all the dry ingredients together.

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Mix em up!

Mix em up!

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One at a time, add the rest of the ingredients. NOT THE EGGS. THOSE COME LATER.  Those eggs should be bacon fat. Imagine......

One at a time, add the rest of the ingredients. NOT THE EGGS. THOSE COME LATER. Those eggs should be bacon fat. Imagine......

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All the NON EGG INGREDIENTS together. Although not included in the photo, add the bacon grease in this step.

All the NON EGG INGREDIENTS together. Although not included in the photo, add the bacon grease in this step.

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Isn't strictly required but it helps. Set up something like a double boiler. This contraption has a boiling pot water under the bowl.

Isn't strictly required but it helps. Set up something like a double boiler. This contraption has a boiling pot water under the bowl.

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Stir everything together for a few minutes until it all melts together into this lovely mixture even Wilfred Brimley would love.

Stir everything together for a few minutes until it all melts together into this lovely mixture even Wilfred Brimley would love.

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This chocolate is dark Ghirardelli. You could probably get away with a snickers bar, but don't. Real chocolate only. Chop into bits.

This chocolate is dark Ghirardelli. You could probably get away with a snickers bar, but don't. Real chocolate only. Chop into bits.

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Bits in a bowl. Damn I have a lot of these red bowls. Also, bits means tiny chunks.

Bits in a bowl. Damn I have a lot of these red bowls. Also, bits means tiny chunks.

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Bacon and chocolate meet, like when Harry met Sally. Over email.

Bacon and chocolate meet, like when Harry met Sally. Over email.

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There can be only one. These are the last free standing ingredients. See why I told you NO EGGS?

There can be only one. These are the last free standing ingredients. See why I told you NO EGGS?

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Add the sugary liquid gold to the white stuff.

Add the sugary liquid gold to the white stuff.

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Stir it all up.

Stir it all up.

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Add the first egg, stir up.

Add the first egg, stir up.

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Add the second egg. Mix to completion.

Add the second egg. Mix to completion.

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Now add the bourbon and mix it in to the dough.

Now add the bourbon and mix it in to the dough.

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Should look something like this. Sorry, this is really just a complex advertisement for my big red bowls.

Should look something like this. Sorry, this is really just a complex advertisement for my big red bowls.

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Start pouring bacon.

Start pouring bacon.

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Pour bacon.

Pour bacon.

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Finish pouring bacon.

Finish pouring bacon.

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Mix it up.

Mix it up.

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Scrape everything down into a ball.

Scrape everything down into a ball.

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Parchment paper recommended, not required. Cookie sheets required.

Parchment paper recommended, not required. Cookie sheets required.

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Give the cookies some space.

Give the cookies some space.

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Cookie close up

Cookie close up

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Extreme cookie

Extreme cookie

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Cooling racks. Again not required, recommended though.

Cooling racks. Again not required, recommended though.

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Bake for 9-11 minutes or until not burnt.

Bake for 9-11 minutes or until not burnt.

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Nom nom.

Nom nom.

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Bourbon bacon cookie close up.

Bourbon bacon cookie close up.

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Used all the ingredients.

Used all the ingredients.

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Cookies.

Cookies.

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National Geographic cookies.

National Geographic cookies.

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Remember this? Good thing you sanitized your cutting board, right?

Remember this? Good thing you sanitized your cutting board, right?

Ingredients

3 Tablespoons Bourbon 
1 Pounds Bacon 
2.50 Cups Flour 
¼ Teaspoons Baking powder 
1 Teaspoon Baking soda 
1 Teaspoon Salt 
½ Cups Butter 
½ Cups Bacon fat 
1.50 Cups Brown sugar 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla extract 
2 Egg 
8 Ounces Chocolate 
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