Get SF Weekly Newsletters

Monday, November 5, 2012

Elvis Honored in the Bacon-y King Cookie

Posted By on Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 9:15 AM

click to enlarge The King cookie by Market & Rye. - TAMARA PALMER
  • Tamara Palmer
  • The King cookie by Market & Rye.

The two locations of chef Ryan Scott's eatery Market & Rye are known for having creative desserts such as endless remixes of Twinkies and fully loaded cookies like the Kitchen Sink, which carries an arsenal of pretzels, potato chips, butterscotch chips, and chocolate chips. A new cookie variety is a tribute to the infamous tastes of the late Elvis Presley.

See Also:

- Behold Ryan Scott's Kitchen Sink Cookie

- Wu-Tang Inspired C.R.E.A.M. Has "Secret" Menu Items

- Arlequin Cafe Threatens Lil Debbie With Deliciousness

The King Cookie is, at its heart, a really good peanut butter cookie, with crispy edges and a soft middle. But because Elvis has come to symbolize overindulgence with food, it's also got chewy shards of bacon mixed in and a crunchy mixture of chopped peanuts, banana chips, and sea salt flakes on top. It is a smart appropriation of the indulgent sandwich that Elvis called his favorite: Peanut butter, banana, and bacon.

Follow @eatstreetfood


  • Pin It

Tags: , , , , , , ,

About The Author

Tamara Palmer

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed

Like us on Facebook

Slideshows

  • Jack White at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
    Jack White and his band performed at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Friday and Saturday nights in front of sold out audiences. Jack entertained his fans with music that included songs from his days with The White Stripes, and The Raconteurs, as well as hits from his solo albums; Blunderbuss and Lazaretto. Photography by Sugarwolf.
  • San Francisco Street Food Festival 2014
    The San Francisco Street Food Festival was another success this year. Dozens of vendors with original, unheard-of creations, such as deep fried mac and cheese on a stick, black pea paste pancakes, and Korean quesadillas. Then there was the comfort foods we've grown accustomed to, like creme bruleé, shrimp rolls, and pound cake. Photographs by Mabel Jimenez.