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Bacon Cookies

Author Angie Holden

What You Will Need

Cookies

  • 1 and a 1/2 cups Butter
  • 4 Eggs
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 6 cups Flour
  • 4 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 4 teaspoons Vanilla

Icing

  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 3 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • Real Bacon Bits

Instructions

Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Lightly grease a cookie sheet or use parchment paper to cover.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix all of the cookie ingredients.
  • Then mix and fold dough. Make sure that all ingredients are well blended.  Form a large ball of dough.
  • Spoon out dough and then make small dough balls, about 1 to 1 1/2 inches. Place these on your prepared cookie sheet approximately two inches apart.
  • Then just lightly press down on each ball to flatten slightly.
  • Bake for about 13 minutes, or until edges are lightly golden.
  • Let cool completely.

Icing

  • In a sauce pan, bring butter, brown sugar, and milk to a boil.
  • Then cook on low heat for 2 minutes. Do not stir.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
  • Then stir in powdered sugar and vanilla.
  • Beat with mixer until thickened. If your mixture is too thin, you can add 1/4 cup of powdered sugar.
  • Ice your cookies and then sprinkle with bacon bits.