Outrageous Chocolate Cookies or Bars

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

These delicious bars are a family recipe. They are a great combination of chocolate and peanut butter - and the best part is, they use ingredients you usually have on hand. Whenever we take them to parties, they vanish in a flash. To make cookies, drop the dough 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes at same temperature.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat sugar, margarine or butter, peanut butter, vanilla and egg until creamy and well blended.
  3. Mix in dry ingredients.
  4. Add chocolate chips.
  5. Pour batter into greased 9-by-9-inch pan.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes.


Most Helpful

Eliza, these are dangerously delicious!! I made as is (making bar cookie), but used regular old fashioned oats since that's what I had on hand. They worked fine. These make a very thick bar cookie, so you can use a slightly larger pan if you would prefer them a little more fluffy. I did also sub light margarine which I usually do as well. These are fantastic and will be made again!! Thanks so much for sharing this recipe! Made for Zaar Cookbook Tag Game.

StacyMD187373 February 27, 2011

I think these are marvelous! They recipe is easy and simple as well as being easily moldable to each persons preferences. Like I used brown sugar and honey...only 1/2 stick of butter added 1/4 flour and they turned out fluffy moist and fabulous! I will use this as a base recipe over and over!

krisNriz February 14, 2011

I'm not sure why, but my kids did not enjoy these at all. I couldn't pin-point the reason why I didn't care for these either. I had to throw out half the dish after 5 days of not being consumed. So, I won't be making these again. Thanks for sharing, though.

5hungrykids March 08, 2010

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