Elvis Cookies
 
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Elvis Presley was famous for liking peanut butter and ‘nanners so they star in these Elvis cookies. Co starring are chocolate chips, pretzels and bacon!
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Recipe type: Dessert -- Cookies
Serves: 4 dozen
Ingredients
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup peanut butter, creamy or chunky
  • 2 tablespoon of molasses
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 very ripe bananas
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 1½ cups chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup crushed pretzels
  • 10 bacon strips, cooked crisp and chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray OR line with parchment paper.
  2. Cut bacon into half inch pieces and cook over medium heat, turning frequently, until crisp. Let cool on paper towels to absorb the grease.
  3. In large bowl mix the sugar, butter, peanut butter, molasses, vanilla, baking powder and salt until well mixed.
  4. Add bananas and mix well.
  5. Add flour, mix gently into banana mixture.
  6. Fold in chocolate chips, pretzel bits and bacon pieces.
  7. Chill dough in refrigerator for about 10 minutes.
  8. Scoop dough into balls about the size of a walnut, using cookie scoop or two spoons to shape. Place about two inches apart on the cookie sheet.
  9. Bake for 13-14 minutes until golden on the bottom and around the edges. Center will be somewhat soft. Let set for 5 – 10 minutes before removing to wire rack to cool.
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at https://www.apinchofjoy.com/2016/08/elvis-cookies/