These rich and ultra gooey chocolate chip cookie bars are the perfect quick and easy dessert for spending a night in.
The simple recipe calls for just six basic ingredients.
In other words, you should definitely try these homemade chocolate chip cookie bars tonight…
Or better yet, make up a batch right now!
It’s a great kid and family-friendly dessert or snack, with no eggs or dairy required, and the bars can be vegan, gluten free, and oil free.
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Netflix and chill will never be the same.
These gooey cookie bars are just as addictive as that new tv show, where you intend to watch just one episode…
Suddenly it’s well past midnight, and you look down at the empty plate in front of you and wonder:
How on earth is it so late… and who ate all of my chocolate chip cookie bars?????
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The bars are also great for lunchboxes.
Or for using as a form of procrastination because you’re working from home and the kitchen is so close to your computer.
Not that I’m speaking from personal experience or anything…
Above, watch the video of how to make the chocolate chip cookie bars
The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
- 1 cup nut butter of choice, or allergy friendly sub
- 2/3 cup pure maple syrup, honey, or agave (Here's a sugar free version: Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars)
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup flour (spelt, white, oat, sorghum, or almond all work)
- 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup regular or mini chocolate chips, optional
- Preheat oven to 325 F. Line an 8-inch pan with parchment paper or grease well, and set aside. If not yet easily stir-able, gently heat almond butter until softened. Stir all ingredients together until smooth, making sure to stir well so you won’t get a clump of baking soda in the finished results. Transfer the batter to the prepared pan and smooth out with a spatula or another sheet of parchment. If desired, press some chocolate chips into the top. Bake 13 minutes on the center rack (or 15 minutes if using almond flour) – they will look underdone when you take them out, but this is okay. Let them sit at least a 1/2 hour if you want them extra gooey, or let them sit overnight for the perfect firm-yet-soft bars.View Nutrition Facts
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