Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Bacon Cookies


My friend Michelle's husband found this recipe, and now all of our friends are trying it. If you like salty and sweet, and of course bacon, then these are the cookies for you!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
22 mins
Total Time:
42 mins
6 dozen cookies


  • 1 pound bacon

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 (13 ounce) package miniature peanut butter cups, chopped

  • ¼ cup peanut butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Place the bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on paper towels.

  3. Mix flour, cocoa powder, and baking soda together in a bowl.

  4. Beat butter, brown sugar, and white sugar together with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Beat 1 egg into butter mixture. Beat second egg into mixture along with the vanilla extract; add flour mixture and mix well into a cookie dough. Crumble bacon and add to the dough with the chopped peanut butter cups; fold bacon and peanut butter cup chunks through the dough. Drop peanut butter in small amounts into the dough and swirl into the dough, but not mixing completely to integrate.

  5. Drop spoonfuls of dough onto baking sheets.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until the edges are golden, about 12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

85 Calories
4g Fat
10g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 72
Calories 85
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 89mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 2g
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 59mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.