These Bacon Christmas Cookies are a Sweet and Salty Treat

By: Katherine Pendrill - Dec 8, 2015
References: bustle
'Bustle' recently published a tasty recipe for bacon Christmas cookies. While there is no shortage of Christmas cookie recipes, the majority are made with similar ingredients. This recipe offer an unexpected take on a classic holiday treat.

The recipe involves using bacon to enhance a traditional sugar cookie batter. In addition to the standard combination of butter, eggs and sugar, this recipe also calls for bacon grease and bacon bits. The saltiness of the bacon is designed to bring out the sweetness of the sugar cookie batter in a delightfully unexpected way. The recipe even includes instructions for making a maple buttercream icing that will further enhance the smoky undertones of the bacon.

If you're looking for a way to take your holiday baking to the next level, these bacon Christmas cookies are sure to satisfy any carnivore.