These chocolate chip cookie bars are the perfect all-occasion dessert. They’re sweetened with sucanat and studded with walnuts and chocolate chips.
Some things turn out just the way you want them to. These thick, walnut-studded, chocolate-heavy, naturally sweetened cookie bars sure did. They’re the best thing since gooey butter cake, and really in a class of their own.
These chocolate chip cookie bars are the ultimate all-occasion dessert. Think about it. You could bring them…
- on a picnic
- to a potluck
- on a road trip
- to new neighbours
Or have them for…
- dessert with company
- a kids’ party
- a mid-afternoon snack with a glass of fresh, ice-cold milk
The ingredients are what you’d find in any cookie recipe:
But the results are the perfect combination of cookie and blondie.
Ready to make a batch?
Thick Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
- 3/4 cup butter softened
- 1 cup sucanat or brown sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 egg
- 2 cups flour
- 1/2 tsp Real Salt
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 3/4 cup chocolate chips
- 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat the oven to 350F. Butter an 8x8-inch or 11x7-inch pan.
In a large bowl, cream butter, sucanat, and vanilla. Mix in egg.
In a separate bowl, stir together flour, salt, and baking powder. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
Stir flour mixture into butter mixture until well combined.
Press dough into pan and bake for 20-25 minutes, until the edges are lightly browned and beginning to pull back from the side of the pan. Do not overbake! Bars will continue to cook as they cool.