Maple Bacon Chocolate Chip Snickerdoodles

Maple Bacon Chocolate Chip Snickerdoodles are the perfect way to get the sweet and savory flavors you’re craving! Bacon and chocolate may not be a traditional flavor team, but put them together and you’ll find out just how delicious they are! Cookies are always a great go to when it comes to kids in the kitchen. They’ll have a blast making these ones!

Maple Bacon Chocolate Chip Snickerdoodles are great as an after school snack for your kids or a tasty treat for yourself whenever you need a pick me up!

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Maple Bacon Chocolate Chip Snickerdoodles

Maple Bacon Chocolate Chip Snickerdoodles

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Servings 3 dozen cookies


Candied bacon

  • 4 slices Wellshire Maple Bacon
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup

Cookie Dough

  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon ground
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup miniature chocolate chips

Cinnamon Sugar Coating

  • 1/4 cup maple sugar
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon


Candy the bacon

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil, and a wire rack.
  • Place bacon on wire rack. Pour maple syrup over bacon, then sprinkle brown sugar on top.
  • Back for 20-15 minutes, until crispy. Let cool completely on the wire rack.
  • Once, cool, chop into very small pieces and set aside.

Make the cookie dough

  • Cream together the butter and sugars.
  • Add egg, maple syrup, and vanilla to creamed butter mixture. Beat to fully combine.
  • Whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon in a medium bowl.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients to wet, and mix on medium speed until combined.
  • Add chopped candied bacon and mini chips, stir to combine.
  • Chill dough in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 375F. Place parchment paper on baking sheets.

Make the sugar coating

  • Whisk together maple sugar, granulated sugar, and cinnamon.

Bake the cookies

  • Use a cookie scoop to measure out dough.
  • Drop each ball scooped into the sugar coating mixture, and roll each cookie in the sugar. Move to the prepared baking sheet.
  • Place each cookie about 2 inches apart on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, until the tops have started to crack.
  • Cool completely before eating.
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