Turns out that it wasn't bacon inside chocolate chip cookies, it was bacon wrapped *around* chocolate chip cookies.
Somehow, that sounds even worse.
They also had some chocolate cake-roll twinkie-like things that they dripped melted chocolate on.
Now that, I could go for!
Apparently, three of them had to make a video for school and the other two were helping. The plan was to recreate a video they found on YouTube.
They did the math and they had 26,700 + calories there!
(My son knows the exact number, the darling little nerd that he is.)
Oh, and when they cleaned up? They ran the dishwasher, washed all the pots and pans and wiped the counter down at least 3 times (and dried it!) to make sure they'd gotten all the grease off.
My kitchen was immaculate!
And they left some bacon behind too.