Bacon Breakfast Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min.


2 dozen

Updated: Aug. 31, 2023
I tried this breakfast cookie recipe when I was a 4-H leader. Chock-full of bacon, cornflakes and raisins, they're a handy breakfast on the go. —Louise Gangwish, Shelton, Nebraska
Bacon Breakfast Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home


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


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in egg. Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in bacon, cornflakes and raisins.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls of the mixture 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.

Bacon Breakfast Cookie Tips

Are cookies healthy for breakfast?

While we love any and all cookie recipes, they aren't the healthiest breakfast around. If you're in a rush, but still trying to eat healthily, try one of these grab-and-go breakfasts instead.

What else can I add to these bacon breakfast cookies?

You can add other dried fruits, nuts and chocolate chips to this breakfast cookie recipe.

How long do these bacon breakfast cookies last?

These bacon breakfast cookies should last for up to a week when stored in the fridge in an airtight container (if they last that long!). You can also freeze these cookies for up to three months. Find out how long other cookies last.

Research contributed by Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor, and Peggy Woodward, Taste of Home Senior Food Editor

Nutrition Facts

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