Bourbon bacon chocolate chip cookies on a platter

Bourbon-Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 30 1x

These bourbon flavored chocolate chip cookies are the ultimate guy food!



  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 3/4 lb. bacon, cooked an cut into 1” dice
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 ounces chocolate chips


  1. In a large skillet pan, cook the diced bacon until crisp. Strain the fat through a fine mesh strainer and chill in the until fat turns partially solid and is set.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a small bowl.
  3. Beat together the butter, granulated sugar light and dark brown sugars, vanilla and bourbon in a large bowl. Beat for 5 minutes.
  4. Add in the eggs one at a time then add in the flour mixture in small batches.
  5. Stir in the bacon pieces by hand and then add the chocolate.
  6. Drop by large Tablespoon onto a parchment lined baking sheet and cook for 10-11 minutes.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

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