Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip and Bacon Blondies

I’ve been on a big bacon kick lately. I’m not sure why, but I’ve just been throwing bacon into everything. No one is complaining about this recent obsession. I needed a sweet treat to share with friends and my mind instantly went to bacon. I found this recipe and knew it would be a hit.

I decided to throw some bittersweet chocolate chips into the blondie batter. And once again, I used Peanut Butter and Co’s White Chocolate Wonderful in the frosting (which was AMAZING). After initial taste testing, we decided they needed more bacon so I crumbled more bacon on top than the original recipe listed. I have reflected my changes in the recipe below.

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip and Bacon Blondies

Peanut butter, chocolate, and bacon make an amazing combination!

Yield: 24 bars

Ingredients:

For the Blondies
1 cup of butter, melted
2 cups of brown sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons of vanilla
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
Pinch of salt
2 cups of all-purpose flour
1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips
6 sliced of bacon, fried and crumbled

For the Peanut Butter Frosting
1 stick butter, softened
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
2-3 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2-3 tablespoons milk
9 slices bacon, fried and crumbled

Directions:

For the Blondies
Preheat oven to 350.

In a large bowl, whisk together sugar and melted butter until smooth. Add in eggs and vanilla.

Combine dry ingredients together, and whisk into the batter. Fold in chocolate chips and bacon.

Spread evenly in an 9 x 13 pan. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until done.

For the Peanut Butter Frosting
Cream butter and peanut butter. Add sugar gradually. Add vanilla. Add milk 1 tablespoon at a time until desired consistency is reached. More liquid may be needed depending on how thick or creamy you want the frosting.

Frost blondies, then top with crumbled bacon.

Recipe from How Sweet It Is

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12 Responses to “Peppermint White Chocolate Chip Cookies”

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    Mandy — January 8, 2013 at 10:50 am

    Oo those look amazing! I haven’t been to your website in awhile. I love the new look! I actually said Mmmmmm out loud as I clicked on the link. LOL

    • beantownbaker — January 8th, 2013 @ 12:14 pm

      Welcome back! Glad you enjoy the new look. These cookies are definitely MMMmmm! In fact, I brought one in my lunch today 🙂

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    Mandy — January 8, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    I just subscribed by email. I use your recipes all of the time!

    • beantownbaker — January 8th, 2013 @ 8:43 pm

      What a great idea. I always forget about that feature 🙂

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    Sues — January 8, 2013 at 1:07 pm

    I can’t get enough peppermint, even after the holidays! I make a similar cookie, but love that you added white chocolate in for these 🙂

    • beantownbaker — January 8th, 2013 @ 8:44 pm

      Peppermint is definitely one of my favorite flavors. I loved the candy pieces that were on the edges of these cookies and got all crispy!

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    Megan — January 8, 2013 at 6:20 pm

    I didn’t get to decorate the house or get a tree… I have a feeling I may go overboard next Christmas. Hope you guys are settling in!

    • beantownbaker — January 8th, 2013 @ 8:44 pm

      I already got Hubby agree to two trees next year! hope the new house is going well for you guys.

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    Katie B. — January 8, 2013 at 8:00 pm

    Kind of sad that I have to wait another 9-10 months before it becomes socially acceptable to make these….

    • beantownbaker — January 8th, 2013 @ 8:45 pm

      It’s still winter, so it’s definitely still acceptable in my book!

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    Shannon — January 9, 2013 at 8:40 am

    great tip on the candy canes! what a fabulous way to break in the new oven 🙂

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    Vera Zecevic-Cupcakes Garden — January 27, 2013 at 9:54 am

    These cookies look so yummy, what a great idea with candy canes

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