Ready in 45 minutes
A simple recipe for those who want to make chocolate chip cookies without the hassle of dropping batter into individual cookies. These buttery, chewy bar cookies are totally scrumptious... Make them with or without the coconut and/or nuts. If desired, substitute white, milk chocolate, bittersweet, or peanut butter chips for the semisweet chips called for in the recipe.
"These cookies rock! They're really easy to make (I skipped the coconut and nuts). I used cooking spray to grease the baking pan instead of butter, which worked fine. I'm not sure what the extra 2T of flour (listed in the ingredients) is for..I didn't use it. Anyway..YUM. "- powpowsurfer
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Place oven rack in lower-middle position and heat oven to 350 degrees. Spread nuts on rimmed baking sheet and bake until deep golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer nuts to cutting board to cool; chop coarsely and set aside. Toast coconut on same rimmed baking sheet, stirring 2 to 3 times, until light golden, about 5 to 7 minutes; set aside. (Keep a close eye on the coconut when toasting as it can burn quickly.) Lower oven temperature to 325 degrees F. Lightly butter a 13- by 9-inch baking pan; set aside. If the pan is glass or Pyrex, turn the oven heat down to 300 degrees F.
Whisk flour, salt and baking soda together in a medium bowl; set aside.
In a Large bowl, whisk melted butter, brown and granulated sugars together until combined. Add egg, egg yolk, and vanilla and mix well. Fold dry ingredients into egg mixture until just combined. Do not overmix. Fold in chips, coconut, and nuts, if desired, and turn batter into prepared pan, smoothing top with spatula.
Bake until top is light golden brown, slightly firm to the touch, and edges start pulling away from sides of pan, about 25 to 30 minutes. Cool to room temperature on wire rack, 1 to 2 hours. Transfer to cutting board, cut into bars and serve.
Makes about 3 dozen (1 1/2- by 2 1/2-inch) bars.
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Shekkie 1 weeks agoI have baked these things for 45 minutes and they are still raw in the middle. I must have done something wrong.
Dnicely1967 3 weeks agoAwesome cookie bars. If you don't like these then your taste buds are broken. lol
CYAG 2 months agoAnother winner. Doubles easily-freezes well- thanks for posting.
nkcook 3 months agoTurned out great my dad coudnt stop eating it:)
munn888 3 months agoBig deal !
krystlerod 3 months agoLoved it! Huge hit. So simple
annie96 3 months agoFor some reason the mixture was too crumbly at the end.....yet to taste the end results...i'll post how it ended up tasting.
ktojek 7 months agoI think this recipe is great! It's super easy and quick to put together and tastes really good! Will definitely be making this again!
ellenryan 7 months agoDelicious!
sarahsurridge5 8 months agoThe yummiest dessert
jojo110501 8 months agoI'm 11 and I don't like chocolate chips but I made them and my mom and sis and gma and gpa and uncle and stepdad said they were good and my mommy even brought them to work,all of them,she came back with 1 that was gone in a second though!!
Mandielynn 8 months ago
berkes45 8 months agoI added 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. of toffee flavoring. That made it over the top!!!!!!
MillersWife 8 months ago
powpowsurfer 8 months agoThese cookies rock! They're really easy to make (I skipped the coconut and nuts). I used cooking spray to grease the baking pan instead of butter, which worked fine. I'm not sure what the extra 2T of flour (listed in the ingredients) is for..I didn't use it. Anyway..YUM.
emenjivar 9 months agoThese were so delicious!!!!!!!!!!!
momeara 9 months agoExcellent recipe. My husband won't stop eating them!
n_rogers64 9 months agoExcellent! Took to work, gone in 30 min. Lots of compliments!!!
sustysusie 9 months agoyummmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!!!!!!!!!! ENOUGH SAID!!!
kylefritzberg 9 months agoVery good family at half a pan when came out of oven