Ok so tomorrow is my birthday and I have the day off today so I decided to take my work treat in on Thursday. (I prefer celebrating before the event, not after.) My search criteria for a treat was:
- I need it simple because I don’t have a lot of time
- I don’t want to go to the store to buy any ingredients
- I want to make sure it makes a bunch
- I want to make bars
So, I did a bunch of searching online and I came across this site – http://www.best-ever-cookie-collection.com/ which has a ton of cookie recipes as well as a nice list of bar cookies. It was a toss up between Nana’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars and Walnut Pie Bars. Nana’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars won. And really just because they were the easiest thing I could make.
I opted to make them in the 10×15 pan to get the quantity I wanted. These were super easy to make. I will definitely make them again. I used milk chocolate chips which the hubby said I shouldn’t have done because they were too sweet. That’s kinda what I was going for, though.
I’m thinking this recipe would be very versatile. I would like to try them again, but use peanut butter chips instead, and then when it’s right out of the oven, dump semi-sweet chocolate chips on them and spread it for a frosted, chocolatey layer. I think it would be close to a peanut butter cup bar cookie. Anyone else think that’s a good idea?
Here’s a photo….it was taken from my ipod Touch as I was too lazy to run upstairs to get my camera!