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Candy Cookie Bar Recipe

Candy Cookie Bar Recipe

Lyne
Not sure what do to with leftover Halloween candy and bars! How about making this Candy Cookie Bar recipe with the family!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Canadian
Servings 16 bars

Equipment

  • Baking Spray
  • 9 x 9 in baking pan
  • Parchment paper
  • Small Bowl
  • electric mixer/ mixing bowl
  • Spoon

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup butter soft (1 stick)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • Leftover candy corn, M & M or Smarties To Taste
  • 1 cup butterscotch, peanut butter chips, and or chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line the baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Lightly coat the parchment paper lined pan. Set aside.
  • Mix together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Using the electric mixer cream together butter and both sugars until they are combined.
  • Slowly add the egg and vanilla to the bowl beating until completely combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients a little at a time to the wet ingredients beating until they are thoroughly blended.
  • Add chocolate chip stirring to combine and mix within the dough.
  • Divide the dough in half. Press one half into the bottom of the baking pan with your hands. (Leave 1/2 inch gap around the edges of the pan).
  • Add chocolate, butterscotch and/or peanut butter chips. Top with the remaining dough. Cover the candy on the first layer (Both top and sides).
  • Top this with the remaining dough.
  • Cover the candy on the first layer. (Both top and sides)
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes. (Or until the top is golden brown)
  • Remove from the oven. Set aside the pan. Allow the bars to cool for 30 minutes.
  • Lift the bars out of the pan by using the parchment paper.
  • Cut into squares.

Notes

OPTIONAL CANDY BARS

You can also add 25 mini (or 9 full size) candy bars cut up instead of the mix of chocolate, butterscotch and/or peanut butter chips. Simply unwrap bars and begin placing them evenly spaced on the top of the first layer of the dough.
Keyword bars, candy, Candy cookie bar, halloween, Halloween bar
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