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These were great. But I would definitely cut the raisins in half as they were overwhelming and I wanted to taste the bacon more. :) Also, they get HUGE when you bake them, so keep the batter balls small. Thank you!
This was a great addition for a breakfast in a bag, to carry to Churchill Downs to watch the Derby contenders practice, very early in the morning. The children liked them, and along with juice, a hard boiled egg, and banana, was a decent nutrient with little fuss or muss. Next time I would add more bacon and less sugar, but that's not a criticism, just a personal preference.
I was really disappointed w/ this recipe. They sounded very intriguing and different but they weren't anything special. Couldn't taste the bacon so if you make them, I would definitely add more bacon if you're hoping to taste it in the cookies. I wrote a review last night that said I wouldn't be making these again but after having one this morning, I am willing to give them another try. This is one cookie that tasted better the next day instead of right out of the oven!
Made these to go with our breakfast this morning, & enjoyed the unique taste of them so much that I set most of them aside to include on our finger food counter for an up-coming New Year celebration ~ Will make them just for breakfast another time! Thanks for sharing this great recipe keeper! [Tagged & made for one of the new players during the PRMR Holiday Special]
My boyfriend would have given these cookies 5 stars, but since I am the baker, I am rating them to my taste. I read the other reviews & cut the raisins & sugar down a bit. I'm not a big sweets eater anyway. These cookies were good and I would do them again. I personally liked the crispness in the bite. I think I will try an applewood bacon next time to give it a kick. My first cookie with bacon, so thanks for posting.
I haven't been able to stop eating these since I took them out of the oven. After reading the reviews, I decided to sprinkle the cookies with sea salt before cooking them. I love salty sweet and these are great. I probably used a little more bacon than the recipe calls for and I found out after I'd started that I didn't quite have enough butter, so I added a couple tablespoons of bacon grease and I think these cookies have a really nice bacon flavor. I didn't have corn flakes so I used frosted flakes and reduced the sugar in the recipe to 1/2 c. I also didn't measure the raisins and just threw in a large handful, so I probably ended up with more than a 1/2 c. Maybe I'll have just one more...
After watching an entire episode of bacon themed dining on TV, I had to try Bacon Cookies! My family LOVES bacon. In fact, I had to make them when everyone was gone so I could get the bacon cooked and into the cookies. I doubled the bacon in the recipe and added a couple of drops of maple flavoring then sprinkled the tops of the dough on the baking sheet with coarse salt to balance out the sweet. I also left out the raisins (kids won't eat them). They turned out FANTASTIC! Thanks so much for posting the recipe.
Up date: After some more tweaking, I have found the perfect mix for me! I increased the bacon to 12 oz (uncooked), using thick sliced works the best. It is really good with candied bacon too. Added a little more flour (about 2 tbsp) to firm up the dough a little. Flavored with a shake of liquid smoke and 1 tsp mapleine. Made the dough balls 1", sprinked with coarse salt. Baked 10-12 min at 375 deg. FANTASTIC! I can't make enough to keep everyone satisfied!
This made a very nice breakfast cookie, but I'd like to taste the bacon more. I had cut back on the sugar to 1/2 cup to allow the salty flavor to come through more, but that was not enough. Fun concept though. Thanks.
I'd give this 10 star if possible and my son say's 100 stars. I was given a box of bacon ends and pieces at family camp and it was more pieces than anything. While trying to deside what to do with the leftovers I found this recipe. I tried them out on my family and they lasted about 20 min (there's only 3 of us). I desided to make them for family camp at church last week. I was still hearing about the breakfast cookies this week at church. I shared the recipe with a friend at work and they loved them also. This week I made them with Honey Bunches of Oats cereal instead of the corn flakes and they were great. Thanks for a great recipe.
Was so undecided with this one when choosing a recipe for the Auz/NZ Swap - but the ingredients intrigued me. Reading Sydney Mikes review decided me - went with half a recipe and found I really liked these Breakfast Cookies. Have to agree they would make for a great finger food and I think a bunch item as well. Thank you Busy Mom.