Peanut Butter Bacon Cookies
from Joy the Baker
8 strips cooked bacon, crumbled
1 cup all natural peanut butter
1 cup granulated sugar, plus more for rolling
pinch of nutmeg
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp molasses
1/2 cup crumbled peanuts
Combine sugar and peanut butter in a bowl, mix well.
Add molasses and egg. Mix well.
Add baking soda and nutmeg. Mix until well blended.
Add crushed peanuts (and bacon bits if desired).
Form small balls of the dough and roll in granulated sugar. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and smoosh down with a fork, making the designated peanut butter cookie criss-cross pattern. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Let cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to cooling rack. Makes about 2 dozen.