18 May Maple Bacon Cookies – YUM!
If you ever get the chance to visit New York City, you absolutely must add Schmackary’s to your list of must sees. Why? They have more than forty-five different cookie varieties, including regular and gluten-free options and best of all… one of these delectable treats incorporate bacon! Meet the Maple Bacon Cookie from Schmackary’s.
Bacon and Cookies are a Perfect Match
Schmackary’s is located on West 45th Street and opens each morning at 8 a.m. to begin baking their deliciously massive assortment of cookies, including the above mentioned Maple Bacon Cookie. By 10 a.m., you will think you’ve died and gone to cookie heaven as each delicious batch is removed from the oven and placed on display. Expect to pay a little more for these goodies since they’re baked with love in an official ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ location, as single cookies are $2.75 or you can buy two for $5.00. Take some for the road, choosing either a half-dozen ($14.00) or a dozen ($24.00).
Are these gourmet cookies worth the price? Oh, that all depends on how much you love cookies! If you choose the Maple Bacon Cookie, you will be investing in delicious tidbits of candied bacon blended with maple syrup, lovingly mixed with sea salt and toffee bits to deliver an ooey gooey and oh so delightful New York confection. There are many other year round and seasonal favorites you won’t be able to resist so visit Schmackary’s when you’re really hankering for cookies!
Maple Bacon Cookies …Not just for New York City Folks
There are recipes floating around the internet for several of Schmackary’s best selling cookies, including the oh so yummy Maple Bacon variety. We know you cannot travel to New York every time you get a bacon craving and a yen for something sweet so here is one of our favorites. Let us know what you think of the Maple Bacon Cookie after trying the recipe below which yields about three dozen.
Four slices of thick bacon, cooked and cooled
Two and one-half cups of all purpose flour
One-half teaspoon of baking powder
One-half teaspoon of baking soda
One and three-quarter cups of light brown sugar
One-half teaspoon of Kosher salt
Two teaspoons of Maple extract
Three-quarter cup of butter
One cup of semi-sweet chocolate morsels
It is important to note that before you begin this recipe, cook the bacon by laying it out flat on a small foil lined baking sheet and top with one-third cup of brown sugar. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and cook the bacon for fifteen to twenty minutes.
When the bacon has cooled completely, cut each strip into small pieces and set aside for the recipe. Reduce oven to 375 degrees.
Using a mixer, begin by beating the butter and brown sugar for four minutes. Next, add the eggs and extract.
Slowly add in the all purpose flour, baking soda and baking powder until blended.
Next, fold in the candied bacon pieces and semi-sweet chocolate morsels.
Using an ice cream scoop or large spoon, drop rounded cookies onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for approximately ten to twelve minutes.
Remove from oven and let sit for two minutes before transferring cookies to a wire rack .