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cookie bars

a recipe by
Nancy Allen
Wentzville, MO

These are soft and chewy cookie bars.

serves 24 to 36 bars
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cookie bars

  • 1 1/2 c
    unsifted flour
  • 1/2 c
    firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 bag
    12oz. mini chocolate chips
  • 1 can
    14oz. sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 lg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts, your choice

How To Make cookie bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. In a medium bowl, combine flour and sugar, cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in 1/2 cup of chocolate chips.
  • 2
    Press mixture firmly on bottom of 13x9 pan. Bake 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in a bowl mix sweetened condensed milk, egg, and vanilla; stir in remaining chips and nuts. Spread evenly over prepared crust. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely. Cut into bars. Store leftovers at room temperature.