Ghirardelli Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Every Wednesday The Montreal Gazette posts recipes according to the theme of the week or recipe requests that readers ask for. This is a recipe request, and it is from American chocolate company, Ghiradelli. I have made and ate this recipe and is decidedly very good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, beat butter with brown sugar and vanilla at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed until combined.
  4. In a small bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to egg mixtuer while mixing on low speed.
  5. Fold in chocolate chips and nuts, if using.
  6. Spread batter evenly in an ungreased 13x9 inch (3.5L) pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in centre comes out clean.
  7. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Remove from pan and cut into squares.


Most Helpful

Love, Love, Love this recipe! I have made this recipe three times and followed the directions perfectly. My family devours them so fast that it makes my head spin! The only issue is that I have had to cook them for more like 45 minutes every time, or else they are complete goo in the middle. I used a glass 13X 9 pan every time. I am considering adding a little more flour to the recipe because it seems a little thin to me. Any tips???

Evonne S March 12, 2011

Absolutely great bars, these! Made 'em with pecans & since I baked them in a glass pan, I left them in for almost 40 minutes & was very, very happy with the results! My rule of thumb is 5 to 8 minutes longer if using glass rather than metal! Will be doing these again! Thanks for sharing the recipe! [Made & reviewed in Went to the Market recipe tag]

Sydney Mike May 19, 2011

Quick to make and easily halved for an 8X8 pan. The family enjoyed and we will make again.

DDW June 09, 2011

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