Easy Loaded Cookie Bars

Lisa Foote


These cookie bars are delicious! They are simplified by using a cake mix for the base and adding all your favorite chips, nuts etc. You could even add holiday M&M's or your favorite candy bars chopped up! Easy to take to a potluck or office!


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15 Min
25 Min


  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix (for 9x13 size cake)
  • 2
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted but cooled
  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    salted caramel or butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 c
    shredded coconut
  • 1/2 c
    nuts (cashews, walnuts or pecans)

How to Make Easy Loaded Cookie Bars


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9X13 glass pan with PAM or grease lightly with shortening.
  2. In a large bowl combine cake mix, eggs and melted butter. Stir just to combine.
  3. Add chips, nuts and coconut, mix just to combine- don't over mix.
  4. Place batter in pan and push into place, I find it easier using my hands. Even the dough out in the pan.
  5. Bake 20-23 minutes until golden brown, do not undercook! Cool completely, cut into squares to serve.

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About Easy Loaded Cookie Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtag: #cookie-bars

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