PALEO MAPLE BACON CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

8 Sep


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Although I couldn’t eat these since I don’t eat bacon, I made these for my awesome trainer as a small act of gratitude for keeping me fit and healthy! I know the combination sounds weird, but they were a hit! I actually have to make a second batch to feed all the awesome trainers at my gym. So if you’re a bacon and a cookie lover, then these cookies might be a harmonious explosion in your mouth πŸ™‚ Happy Monday!

Recipe: adapted from the Live It Paleo cookbook

5 slices nitrate free bacon
ΒΌ cup pure maple syrup
3 cups blanched almond flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp sea salt
2 organic cage free eggs
Β½ cup pure maple syrup
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
Β½ cup ghee (or coconut oil)
1 cup dairy free dark chocolate chips (Enjoy Life brand)

Preheat oven to bake at 350Β°F.

In a medium size mixing bowl, toss bacon in ΒΌ cup maple syrup.

Lay bacon on a parchment lined baking sheet.

Bake for 20 minutes.

Remove bacon from oven, and allow to cool.

Crumble candied bacon for cookie batter.

Heat oven to 375Β°F.

In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients.

In a small mixing bowl, beat eggs, Β½ cup maple syrup, and vanilla extract with a hand mixer.

Pour wet ingredients into dry and beat with hand mixer until combined.

Add ghee into batter, then stir in chocolate chips and candied bacon until combined.

Drop balls of dough on parchment paper lined baking sheet, about a tablespoon in size.

Bake cookies for 15 minutes at 275Β°F.

Let it cool and serve!

2 Responses to “PALEO MAPLE BACON CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES”

  1. cloudthyme September 8, 2014 at 2:42 pm #

    Wow these look so awesome! Will definitely have to try these.

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