Oatmeal Maple Bacon Cookies
Serves: 24 cookies
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple extract
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cups (4 pieces) cooked bacon + additional bacon for tops of cookies if desired
  1. Cut bacon into small pieces so they are ready to be mixed in at the end.
  2. Beat butter until smooth.
  3. Add in brown sugar and granulated sugar and mix until fluffy.
  4. Add in egg, vanilla bean paste and maple extract and mix on medium until blended.
  5. Add in flour, baking soda and salt and mix on low until all incorporated.
  6. Mix in oats and bacon.
  7. Place two tablespoons sized balls of dough onto parchment lined cookie sheets.
  8. Bake cookies at 350 degrees for about 14 minutes. Cookies should not be soggy looking, but not overly dry as they will cool they get firmer.
Recipe by Created by Diane at https://www.createdby-diane.com/2014/05/oatmeal-maple-bacon-cookies.html