"Chestnuts roasting on an open fire" is the subtle melodic phrase that always reminds me of the warmth through the bitter cold of early winter this time of year.
It's almost Christmas and I'm sitting in my old room at my mom's house in Virginia, looking up at the pale ceiling and various remnants of me that have been left in the room over the past five years or so. I feel nostalgic, but also triumphant, because I've never been in a better place in my life than right now...
That's right, I said bacon. Talk about cookie heaven. I whipped up these cookies when I was craving the perfect salty-sweet concoction that would satisfy both differentiating tastes seamlessly at the same exact time. What do I crave as much as chocolate? Bacon.
Thus, I introduce to you, Chocolate Chip Bacon Cookies.