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Peanut Butter & Bacon Chocolate Chunk Pudding Cookies

These Peanut Butter Bacon Chocolate Chunk Pudding Cookies are a chewy blend of sweet and salty. No chill time means they're ready in 30 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 36


  • ½ cup 1 stick Unsalted Butter (room temp)
  • ½ cup Peanut Butter
  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • ¾ Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 3.4 oz. package Instant Vanilla Pudding Powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Additional Egg Yolk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 12 Strips Bacon cooked and chopped (divided)
  • 1 cup Chocolate Chunks


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Line cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Cream butters and sugars together until smooth.
  • Add pudding, eggs, additional egg yolk and vanilla. Beat for about one minute on medium speed.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients a ½ cup at a time and mix until combined.
  • Fold in chocolate chunks and 9 strips worth of finely chopped bacon, I usually do this with my hands.
  • Using a Medium Cookie Dough Scoop (1.5 tbsp), add a pinch of the remaining bacon to the scoop before scooping the dough for each cookie and dropping onto prepared cookie sheet about two inches apart.
  • Bake for 11-13 minutes.
  • Cool on pan for a couple of minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.