No-Bake Chocolate Cookies
Print Recipe
5 from 1 vote

No-Bake Bacon Cookies

These bacon cookies have the no-fail taste of dark chocolate and peanut butter and the bonus of salty bacon (plus a little extra sea salt for good measure).  
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Chill1 hr
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon cookies, no bake cookies
Servings: 18 cookies
Calories: 83kcal
Author: Stef

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 ounces dark chocolate chips, chunks, or bars cut into small pieces - melted in the microwave or a double boiler
  • 3 cups cornflakes crushed (stick them in a sealed sandwich bag and roll over them with a rolling pin)
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 6 tablespoons bacon bits You can also use very finely chopped cooked bacon
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • powdered sugar for dusting

Instructions

  • Mix all ingredients.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place a 2 1/2 inch round cookie cutter on the paper and put a heaping tablespoon of the chocolate mixture in the center. Pack down firmly.
  • Ease away the cutter and repeat until all of the chocolate mixture is used up.
  • Chill for at least one hour.
  • Roll the edges of the cookies in powdered sugar.
  • Store in the refrigerator in a sealed container with cookie layers separated by parchment for up to a week.

Notes

You can experiment with different sized cookie cutters to make jumbo or bite-sized cookies.

Nutrition

Calories: 83kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 161mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 83IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 2mg