Chocolate Candy Cookie Bars

Chocolate Candy Cookie Bars

Bar cookies are a great way to save time. These winners are loaded with nuts and colorful chocolate candies.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

36

bars

3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup shortening
1 1/2
teaspoons vanilla
1
egg
1 3/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup candy-coated chocolate candies or semisweet chocolate chips
1/2
cup chopped nuts, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, granulated sugar, butter and shortening with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in vanilla and egg until well blended.
  2. On low speed, beat in flour, baking soda and salt until dough forms. With spoon, stir in chocolate candies and nuts. Spread dough in ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  3. Bake 15 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
Makes 36 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
For fun (and if available) use candy-coated chocolate pieces in your school colors.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 90mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.