How to Make Cookie Bars

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May. 08, 2013

Cookie bars are a great treat to bake up for a bake sale, serve at parties or give as a gift.


All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
Salt 3/4 Teaspoon
Butter 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) , softened
Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Brown sugar (packed) 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Eggs 2 , room temperature
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Chocolate chunks 6 Ounce
Butterscotch chips 6 Ounce
Non stick cooking spray 1 Teaspoon (Optional)



1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

2. Line a 12x18 baking sheet with parchment paper and spray it with non stick cooking spray.


3. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Mix well and set aside.

4. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, sugar and brown sugar for 4 minutes.

5. Turn the mixer to a low speed and add eggs, one at a time and beat after each addition.

6. Pour vanilla extract, scrap the sides as and when needed and beat well.

7. Slowly add in the dry ingredients and mix together.

8. Add in the chocolate chunks and butterscotch chips. Stir to combine.

9. Place the cookie dough on the baking sheet and spread.

10. Pop in the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes or until lightly golden brown.

11. Remove from oven and allow the cookie to cool in pan. Lift and remove it from the pan, transfer it to a cutting board and cut into bars.


12. Serve and enjoy!


Dust powder sugar over the top after cutting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 24

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 316Calories from Fat 121

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 223 mg9.29%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 23 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet