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"I tried this recipe when I was a 4-H leader," jots Louise Gangwish of Shelton, Nebraska. "Before morning chores, the young members would grab a glass of milk or juice and a handful of these crisp cookies." Chock-full of bacon, cornflakes and raisins, they're a handy breakfast on the go.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 10 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 cups cornflakes
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Nutritional Facts

225 calories: 2 each, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 228mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in bacon, cornflakes and raisins.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Breakfast Cookies in Quick Cooking September/October 1999, p52


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Bartolome_de_las_Casas
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2014

"This is the second bacon cookie recipe I've tried, and both times, the guys love 'em and the girls think they're disgusting. Personally, I just don't think bacon or bacon grease belong in cookies."

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annaismith
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2012

"These are pretty yummy. They were a little sweeter than I anticipated. I followed the suggestion to use applesauce (and they are soft), and I used dried cranberries instead of raisins. I told my bf about these, and he said, "It's not breakfast unless it has eggs and bacon!" I told him this has both!"

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Motorhomegal
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"Better than I expected, however, I don't see the need to refrigerate. Probably because of the bacon but think that is nonsense, and it would certainly ruin the crunchiness."

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playsndirt
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2011

"These started disappearing as soon as they came out of the oven, even without the bacon which I didn't have on hand at the time. Used a tad bit more flour to absorb the extra moisture from the margarine (also didn't have real butter on hand either!) and they came out fairly chewy. Baked up perfectly at 15 minutes. My only problem was removing them from the cookie sheet as they stuck like the dickens! Next time I'll use parchment paper and try it with the bacon. The cornflakes gave them a great crunch. Saved to my recipe box."

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muffinmonster
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2011

"Going in my recipe box 4 sure!"

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Trademark39
Reviewed May. 9, 2011

"Very good, but too crunchy, so 2nd time I used 1/2 cup of unsweetened applesauce instead of the 1/2 cup of butter. Makes them much softer. Very good. Will deffently try again."

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eli05
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2010

"Not a hit at all at my house. even the children didn't like them"

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ajlien73
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2010

"very good! made them for a breakfast potluck and got good reviews from everyone! I think i'd try the cranberries for a change, or other dried fruits and raisins. I only wish that they had been softer, and not so crunchy."

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KJ1
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2009

"Wow!!! I'm gonna try these soon!"

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Plaza57
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2009

"Oh my goodness, these cookies are outrageously delicious. As I'm not a raisin fan I used dry sweetened cranberries instead. Awesome!!!!"

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