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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

  • Author: Melissa-So Festive!
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cookies 1x


2 dozen chocolate chip cookies with no rolling out! This recipe will quickly become a go-to when you need to feed a crowd in a hurry.


  • 1 cup butter or margarine, at room temperature
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (or more if desired)


  1. Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, cream butter, sugars, and vanilla together until light and fluffy.
  2. Add in eggs. Mix well.
  3. Stir in flour, salt and baking soda until combined.
  4. Gently fold in chocolate chips and nuts if desired.
  5. Spread on greased 9×13 pan. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes, or until lightly golden brown on top.


Feel free to substitute any type of baking chip you like. Great varieties include: butterscotch, dark chocolate, white chocolate or even holiday m&m’s are great mixins.

  • Category: Desserts

Keywords: cookie bars, chocolate chip cookie bars