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Who else makes Chocolate Chip cookies with bacon?

ipsedixit Jun 18, 2011 12:17 PM

Yes, yes, I know, bacon may be *so* over ... basically doing hopscotch over that darn shark.

But whatever. It's still good.

So the other day I had the Chocolate Chip Cookie with Bacon from Market Grill (in Monrovia).

Damn, that sucker was good. Bacon was nice and salty and gave the cookie a nice crunchy texture (if you like nuts in your cookies, you'll like this).

So, now I want to know, who else makes good Chocolate Chip Cookies with Bacon?

Market Grill ... http://www.themarketgrillmonrovia.com...

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The Market Grill
525 S Shamrock Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016

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  1. JEN10 RE: ipsedixit Jun 18, 2011 12:34 PM

    Well I will give them a shot and let you know how they turn out. Aprox. how much bacon would you say was in one cookie,1 crumbled piece per chip?

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      ipsedixit RE: JEN10 Jun 18, 2011 12:47 PM

      I think that's about right. 1:1 ratio.

    2. Servorg RE: ipsedixit Jun 18, 2011 12:36 PM

      Hey, who makes them and then dips them in batter and deep fries them? lol

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        ipsedixit RE: Servorg Jun 18, 2011 12:46 PM

        Whoa! Now that would be awesome. Maybe even after dipping them in batter, roll them around in bacon bits?

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          goodhealthgourmet RE: ipsedixit Jun 18, 2011 12:50 PM

          but then you risk over-cooking the bits when you fry it...how about seasoning the batter with Bacon Salt? ;)

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            ipsedixit RE: goodhealthgourmet Jun 18, 2011 12:58 PM

            ... or just use bacon salt in the cookie batter?

      2. goodhealthgourmet RE: ipsedixit Jun 18, 2011 12:57 PM

        i think you should head over to the No Cookie Left Behind Bake Sale at Scoops tomorrow afternoon - maybe you'll find some bacon CC cookies among the offerings...
        http://nocookieleftbehind.wordpress.com/

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          reality check RE: ipsedixit Jun 18, 2011 01:13 PM

          Market Grill is suppose to have a good hot dog/chili dog. Anybody try it?

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          The Market Grill
          525 S Shamrock Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016

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            Peripatetic RE: reality check Jun 18, 2011 10:15 PM

            I've had the hot dog, not the chili dog. I _love_ their homemade New England style buns:

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/705271

            Awesome fries, too. But . . . the dog itself was disappointing. Rubbery and nondescript. NB: it's been over a year since my last visit, so things may have changed.

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            Shagg RE: ipsedixit Jun 18, 2011 06:31 PM

            The recipe I use calls for 2 pounds. Batch size is about the same as the basic toll house recipe. I tried the cookie from LardoTruck and thought it was ok at best. Not even in the same ball park as my homade ones.

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              JEN10 RE: Shagg Jun 19, 2011 05:02 AM

              Would you mind passing on your recipe? I would like to give these as try.

              1. re: JEN10
                The Chowhound Team RE: JEN10 Jun 19, 2011 10:40 AM

                Just a friendly reminder, folks, please begin any recipe discussion on the Home Cooking board. It is OK to post a "heads-up" on this thread if you start a topic on Home Cooking.

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                Bradbury RE: Shagg Jun 19, 2011 11:16 AM

                I've tried the LardoTruck BCC cookies too, and the Market Grill ones are definitely a cut above (to say nothing of your homemade ones, of course!)

                On a slightly tangental topic, two more things I love about Market Grill:

                1) The soundtrack. Recent lunches there have been graced by the dulcet tones of "Holiday In Cambodia", "Glasgow Mega-Snake", and "Tanz Mit Laibach"

                2) They don't mess around when it comes to chipotle peppers; unlike most places where "chipotle [anything]" means "mildly smoky and tingly", at Market Grill it means something more like "holy moly, that's HOT"

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                The Market Grill
                525 S Shamrock Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016

                1. re: Bradbury
                  ipsedixit RE: Bradbury Jun 19, 2011 11:50 AM

                  I forgot to mention, but Market Grill might make the best potato salad in a 25 mile radius.

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                    The Oracle RE: ipsedixit Jun 23, 2011 03:33 PM

                    What else is a 'must order' item there? Are the burgers or hot dogs (steamed in dark beer!!) any good?

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                      ipsedixit RE: The Oracle Jun 23, 2011 07:48 PM

                      I really like their potato salad.

              3. The Chowhound Team RE: ipsedixit Jun 24, 2011 10:24 AM

                Some interesting posts about making your own chocolate chip cookies with bacon were moved over to our Home Cooking board so home cooks everywhere would be able to see them, but if you're interested, we hope you'll check them out here: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/792093

                1. JEN10 RE: ipsedixit Jun 24, 2011 02:48 PM

                  I just finished up a batch, posted in the Home cooking forum. YUMMMMM

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