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Easy chocolate cookie bars recipe. This is the best ever irresistible gooey, caramel, chocolate cookie bar.
Use M&M’s, Oreo’s, Rolo’s, chocolate chips and other chocolates of choice. This is triple the chocolate and double the fun. It’s absolutely delicious.
When you have the craving for chocolate, these chocolate cookie bars are going to be just the thing that you need.
They are super easy to make, and you will be drooling with the smell coming from the oven.
The recipe for these delicious chocolate cookie bars was submitted by Cynthia of Baby Shower Ideas and Shops.
This is the kind of recipe that you can whip up in no time at all and would have everyone diving back for more.
What Is A Chocolate Cookie Bar?
A chocolate cookie bar is simply a cookie but way better.
Love those super gooey chocolate cookies?
Well these bars are those cookies, but it feels like you are eating more of them as they are baked in a chunky bar form.
Rather than making individual cookies, you are also making one large batch and cutting them into squares, which makes them super easy.
Normally when I think of creating something out of leftovers, it is with the old boring drips and drabs that you have lying around in the pantry.
However, what about making something out of leftover chocolate bites?
Now this is something to sit up and take notice about!
Just look at that delicious pile of chocolate goodness all mixed together. It really is a dance on the taste bud’s.
Now imagine all this amazing chocolate mixed together to form cookie bars like no other cookie bar.
This is ultimately the cookie bar you have been dreaming about!
How To Make Chocolate Cookie Bars
This recipe uses Oreo’s, M&M’s, chocolate chips and Rolos, but you could really use your imagination and whip up a treat that is perfect for you.
Although I have to say that this combo is sitting quite nicely with me, so I’m not sure I would be rushing to change it in a hurry!
Step 1: Make The Batter
Simply whip up the batter from the recipe below and mix together with the chocolate treats.
Step 2: Pour Batter Mix Into A Pan
Cover a 8 x 8 inch baking tin with foil or parchment paper and pour in the batter mix.
Step 3: Bake The Cookie Bars
Bake the cookie bars for approximately 20 minutes.
Wait for that delicious chocolate aroma to fill the house!
Step 4: Cut The Cookie Bars
Lift the cookie bar out of the pan using the edges of the parchment paper and leave to cool for 20-30 minutes.
Once cooled the bars will be easier to cut into individual pieces.
Easy Chocolate Cookie Bar Recipe
Save and print off the recipe below so you can use it time and time again. You will need it as it will soon become a family favorite.
- 115 g unsalted butter
- 200g light soft brown sugar
- 1 medium egg
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract
- 150g plain flour
- 8 oreos (chopped up)
- 100g m&ms (or other chocolate)
- 100g chocolate chips
- 50g rolos (or caramel chocolates)
- You can make this recipe by hand or using a stand mixer.
- Line an 8×8 inch tin with foil and grease with butter.
- Pre heat the oven to 180C.
- Melt the butter and pour into a large bowl.
- Wait for it to cool down (so you don’t scramble the egg) and add the vanilla extract, brown sugar and egg.
- Beat together until combined and smooth.
- Next sieve in the flour.
- Stir together until just incorporated.
- Pour in the chocolates, sweets and cookies and mix in.
- Spread into the tin.
- Cook for 20-24 minutes until browned around the edges and pulling away from the sides and the middle is slightly firm to touch.
- Leave to cool in the tin for at least half an hour before removing and cutting into squares.
Ideas For Different Cookie Bar Mix In
The great thing about these chocolate cookies bars is that you can change the recipe up to suit.
A few suggestions for taste variations include:
- Add sprinkles for some festive fun.
- Substitute the chocolate chips for white chocolate chips or peanut chocolate chips.
- Use alternative cookies of choice instead of the Oreo’s.
- Change the caramel Rolos to either a mint or an orange chocolate.
How To Freeze Chocolate Chip Cookies Bars
The chocolate cookie bars can easily be frozen which makes them the best treat to make ahead of time for parties or to have as easy to grab lunch box snacks.
To freeze, ensure that the cookie bars have first been cut into their individual squares.
Line a air tight container with parchment paper and place the cookie squares on the top. If you have more than one layer, ensure that there is a layer of parchment paper between the cookie bars.
The cookie bars can be kept in the freezer for up to 3 months and are best stored in the fridge overnight when defrosting.
There you have it.
A recipe that will fix that chocolate craving in no time at all!
It’s perfect for whipping up for parties, for treats in the lunch box or to sit with an afternoon cuppa! Need something to take to a gathering? These cookie bars will be perfect!
However you choose to enjoy your cookie bars, I’m sure that this recipe will soon become a family favorite for you.
Need some more recipe ideas? Check out our entire range of party food ideas that are perfect for the kids and adults too. There are plenty of homemade birthday cakes, cupcakes, cookies, chocolate popcorn and other delicious recipes that guests will all love.
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