Chewy M&M Cookie Bars


– 1 cup of salted butter, room temperature (2 sticks) – 1 cup granulated sugar – 1 cup light brown sugar – 3 eggs, large and at room temperature – 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract – 3 cups all purpose flour – 1 teaspoon baking soda – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 1 1/2 cups M&M milk chocolate candies (plus more for topping after baking) – 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (plus more for topping after baking) – 3/4 cup white chocolate chips (plus more for topping after baking)


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 9x13" pan with non-stick baking spray. Set aside.

Step 2

In a large mixing bowl using a hand or stand mixer, cream together the room temperature butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar. Add in the vanilla and eggs, mix together until smooth and fluffy.

Step 3

In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.

Step 4

Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, stopping the mixer occasionally to scrape down the sides of the bowl with a rubber scraper. Once all the ingredients are combine, the dough will be thick and smooth.

Step 5

Using a rubber scraper or wooden spoon, fold in the M&M candies, chocolate chips and white chocolate chips to the batter. Mix until just combined.

Step 6

Spread the batter evenly into the bottom of the prepared 9 x 13" pan.

Step 7

Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until the bars are golden brown and just set in the middle. Be sure to not over-bake.

Step 8

Remove from oven and let cool to room temperature before cutting into squares.

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