4 slices thick cut bacon, chopped finely
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or adjust to taste
1 cup finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 stick softened butter, cut into cubes
1 large egg
1 egg yolk
2 tablespoons heavy cream
– In a large skillet over medium high heat cook the chopped bacon until very crisp. Drain on paper towel.
– In the bowl of a stand mixer combine the flour, cayenne pepper, butter, egg, egg yolk, and cream. Mix until well combined.
– Add the shredded cheese and crisp bacon to the work bowl and mix on low speed until combined.
– Turn the dough out on to a lightly floured board and roll into a log about 1 1/2″ around.
– Wrap the log in plastic wrap and chill for at least two hours (or 1 hour in the freezer).
– Once chilled slice into 1/4″ thick disks and place about 1/2″ to 1″ apart on an un-greased cookie sheet or cookie sheet lined with baking paper.
– Bake for 18 to 25 minutes, or until the cookies are just turning golden abound the edges and the cookies are firm to the touch.
– Cool on a rack until they are slightly warm or to room temperature.
And here is the slightly modified one from the video:
2 1/8 cups Flour
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Baking soda
1 1/2 sticks Butter
1 1/2 cups Brown sugar
2 tsp Vanilla
1 x 12oz bag (about 2 cups) Chocolate chips
– Preheat oven to 350ºF/180ºC.
– Melt butter in 10″/25cm skillet over medium heat.
– Add sugar and stir until smooth, but not completely dissolved.
– Turn off heat and let butter and sugar mixture cool to room temperature.
– Once cooled, mix in eggs and vanilla.
– Stir in flour, salt, and baking soda.
– Stir in chocolate chips.
– Bake in skillet for 30-40min.
– Cool and serve in skillet.
These cookies are nice and spicy for the cooler weather and perfect for the holiday season! They are a cross between a gingersnap and a spice cookie and have a delicious snap when you bite or break them.
2 cups Flour
1 tsp Baking soda
½ tsp Salt
1 tsp Ground cinnamon
1 tsp Ground ginger
1 tsp Ground cloves
½ cup Vegetable shortening
½ cup Packed brown sugar
½ cup Molasses
White sugar and cinnamon for topping
– Preheat oven to 350ºF/180ºC and line 2 cookie sheets with baking parchment.
– In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves.
– In the bowl of a mixer, beat together shortening and brown sugar.
– Mix in egg and molasses until well combined.
– Stir in flour mixture.
– Scoop into round balls and place on cookie sheets.
– Dampen the bottom of a glass and dip into sugar cinnamon mixture. Use this to flatten cookies to desired thickness, dipping glass into mixture between each cookie.
– Bake for 12-15min or until a light golden color and firm to touch.
– Cool on wire rack.
These are nice chewy cookies. If you are looking for a more cakey cookie, use softened butter instead of the melted. If you are looking for a thicker cookie, chill dough before and after scooping into mounds. Chilling helps them to hold their shape better.
1 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup white sugar
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon (optional)
2 1/2 cups oats (not quick cooking)
12 oz pkg chocolate chips (or heaped cup)
– Preheat oven to 350ºF.
– Mix together butter and sugars.
– Add eggs and mix well.
– Mix in vanilla extract.
– Stir in flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon (if using).
– Stir in oatmeal and chocolate chips.
– Chill dough in bowl in fridge for 30 min.
– Scoop out dough into mounds on cookie sheets and bake 15-18 min.
– Cool on wire rack.