Light Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
photo by Color Guard Mom
- Ready In:
- Preheat oven to 350 and grease 13x9 pan.
- Mix 1/2 cup flour with baking powder & salt. Set aside.
- Melt butter and pour into mixing blow, with electric mixer on stir (or lowest setting) blend in remaining ingredients -in order they are listed above- including the flour/baking powder mixture (EXCEPT the chocolate chips) until just mixed. Do not beat, just stir slowly until combined, scraping down sided as needed.
- If you are using the mini chocolate chips, stir them into the dough by hand.
- Spread into greased 13x9 pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips and press them gently into the dough.
- Bake at 350 for 20 minutes, until edges turn brown.
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Oh my - are these bars ever delicious, totally addictive! I didn't have baby food and used all butter - thanks for the tip on not using apple sauce, which I would have done had you not mentioned not to do it. I only used 3/4 cup of chocolate chips which made up for the extra butter.The whole wheat adds an extra layer of texture and flavour to these bites of heaven. I just know that these will be made over and over, thank you so much for sharing! Made for Holiday Tag
Mmmmm. Super easy to make and what an outcome! I don't have any little ones in the house, so I don't keep baby food on hand. I ended up using 8 T of margarine instead. I also didn't use 4 egg whites, but 2 eggs as I was running out and payday is still a couple days away. I know it affects the calorie count - but lets face it - it's an indulgence as it is. The dough was super easy to spread out in the pan as the consistency was just between cake batter and cookie dough. Thanks so much for posting! Made for 123 Tag Game. Now it can get moved to Gimme 5!
I'm not posting a review as there may have been some chef error involved. I prepared these as stated, even getting the pear baby food as instructed. Melted the butter and added the brown sugar, then the flour and vanilla. Added the eggs last so as not to have problems mixing cold eggs with hot butter. I found the eggs were a little hard to mix in and did need a vigorous hand mixing. My batter was sticky and more like a cake batter than a cookie dough. Poured it into the pan and spread evenly into the pan, because of the softness of the dough I swirled the chips in as patting was not an option. My cookies were lovely and the taste was great but not as the chef described. They were tender and cake-like with a great flavor from the brown sugar. Having the chocolate on the top gave them the illusion of having more chocolate than there really was. Really good and will be a well come addition at a potluck dinner party tomorrow.
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