Bacon, popcorn & white chocolate cookies

By YOU Digital
10 September 2019
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Preparation: 10 Min | Cooking: 15 Min | Serves 8

Perfect as an after-dinner dessert or a lunch-box treat, these poppin’ cookies will melt in your mouth!

Ingredients

500g Eskort Minced Bacon 

125ml (½c) butter 

125ml (½c) treacle sugar 

90ml (6T) white sugar

1 egg

375ml (1½c) cake flour 

5ml (1t) baking powder 

2,5ml (½t) salt 

5ml (1t) vanilla essence

750ml (3c) popcorn, popped

250ml (1c) white chocolate, chopped  

 

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Fry the minced bacon in a pan over moderate heat until crispy, then set aside to cool.
  • In a mixer, add the butter, treacle sugar, white sugar and egg and mix until well-combined and light in colour. 
  • Add the dry ingredients and the vanilla essence and mix until a dough forms. 
  • Add the popcorn, crispy bacon and white chocolate and mix well. 
  • Shape the dough into small balls then press flat to form cookies and place on a greased baking sheet. 
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until the cookie edges turn brown. Remove from the oven to a rack to cool.
  • Enjoy the cookies with a glass of milk or a hot cup of coffee or tea.

 

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