Round #4 of Dan’s effort to create the perfect bacon-chocolate chip cookie incorporated Benton’s Country Bacon, the welcome addition of Crisco and the slightly-less-so-welcome addition of an over-active smoke detector.
And now we know his alarm is jacked directly into Fire Station 82. We did apologize for having wasted their time (with a tin full of the finished product). Next batch, this Lifehacker tip will help enormously.
And the cookies? Best yet, by far. The Crisco helped lighten some of the bacon’s nearly-overwhelming smokiness of previous attempts. Now starting to think there might be something to oven-baked bacon rendering.
To be continued…