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5 from 2 votes

Soft Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

These ooey gooey chocolate chip cookie bars are the perfect cookie recipe for us lazy bakers who still want to bake! No need to scoop out cookie dough one at a time, bake it all in an 8x8 inch pan and enjoy!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time17 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 squares
Calories: 116Calories


  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup chocolate chips


  • First start by preheating the oven to 350F then line an 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper then set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a microwave safe bowl. Let the butter cool down for 5-10 minutes at room temperature then add in the brown sugar, granulated sugar and mix until combined. Add in the room temperature egg, and the vanilla and mix again.
  • Add in the flour, baking soda, salt and chocolate chips and stir just until the flour mixture disappears.
  • Gently spread the batter in the prepared baking sheet and bake for 17 minutes. Pull the chocolate chip cookie bars from the oven and top with a few more chocolate chips to get the perfect looking cookie bars. Let them cool down completely before pulling them out of the pan and slicing them.


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Calories: 116Calories | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 127mg | Potassium: 23mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 192IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg