Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookie Bars

Teresa Jacobson


This is a family favorite recipe that my kids love in whatever variation we try. Even with the kids on their own, it's still the go-to recipe for a guaranteed sweet-tooth fix.


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15 bars
25 Min
25 Min


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2 1/4 c
1 tsp
baking soda
1 Tbsp
fresh ground flax seed (optional)
1 c
margarine or butter, softened
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 c
3.4 oz
instant pudding mix (any flavor but vanilla or banana work well)
1 tsp
2 large
12 oz
chocolate chips (any flavor)
1 c
nuts, chopped (optional)

How to Make Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookie Bars


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda and fresh ground flax seed. Set aside.
  • 3In a separate bowl, blend margarine, sugars (sugar substitutes can also be used), pudding mix, and vanilla; blend until creamy. Beat in eggs.
  • 4Gradually stir in flour mixture until almost blended. Fold in chocolate chips and nuts just until combined. Do not over mix!
  • 5Press dough into a 13x9 glass baking dish. Bake for 20-25 minutes until light golden brown and dough is set. Cool completely before serving.
  • 6***There are so many combinations to try.
    -Chocolate pudding mix with chocolate and peanut butter chips.
    -Coconut pudding mix with white chocolate chips and Macadamia nuts
    -Banana pudding mix with chocolate chips and pecans
    -Butterscotch pudding mix with butterscotch chips and pecans
    -Chocolate pudding mix with caramel chips or Reeses Pieces
    They're all so good! The possibilities are endless!

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About Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookie Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom

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