How To Make Bacon, Egg, And Cheese Cookies, As Explained By Gabe Kennedy

Who says you can't have cookies for breakfast? Spoon University teamed up with Gabe Kennedy of ABC's The Taste to create these bacon, egg, and cheese cookies — and trust us, they are unlike anything your tastebuds have ever experienced. Your favorite hangover cure gets the ultimate makeover thanks to this clever recipe mashup that literally turns your fave sandwich into a cookie (uh, yeah — you read that correctly). It is the perfect savory solution for when you're just not sure what to munch on for your morning meal, or for when you are craving a late-night snack, and for every other foodie scenario that comes up in between. Follow the step-by-step instructions to get this delicious meal into your life ASAP, or watch Spoon University's video below. Either way, this is one snack you don't want to miss out on. It is easy to make, it tastes good, and if we are being honest, it is downright brilliant. Breakfast just got way cooler.

Huzzah huzzah, it’s another week of Make it Into a Cookie, this time with special guest Gabe Kennedy. He won season 3 of ABC’s The Taste — a cooking competition where contestants prepare complete dishes on a SPOON… How fitting.

Through a little bit of creativity and some freestyle rap, we made our favorite breakfast — a bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich — INTO a COOKIE.

These cookies were so dope with the ideal combo of sweet and savory. We love them (I mean look at our faces) and hope you do too.

Photo by Max Bartick

Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: Six cookies


  • 2 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 teaspoon baking power
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoon butter, diced and cold
  • 1 package thick-cut bacon, cooked and chopped into bits
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 12-oz. plain Greek yogurt
  • 6 quail eggs (or regular eggs if you're not a professional chef)


1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

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2. Add the cold, cubed butter into your dry ingredients. Break apart the butter cubes with your fingers, and mix them into the flour until combined and crumbly.

#SpoonTip: To make sure your butter is extra cold and hard, pop it in the freezer for 10 minutes.

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3. In a pan over a medium heat, combine your cooked bacon bits and maple syrup. Cook for five minutes.

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4. Add cheddar cheese, maple bacon mixture, and Greek yogurt to the flour mixture. Mix until JUST combined.

SpoonTip: Do not overmix, or your cookies won’t be fluffy.

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For the full recipe, click here, and check out Spoon University's video below.

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Original post appeared on Spoon University by Elena Besser.