Chocolate Chip Christmas Cookie Bars

  • Author: A Cultivated Nest


Thse chocolate chip Christmas cookie bars are an easy way to make a big holiday dessert to feed a crowd! These would also make a great food gift!




  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Prepare a 9 x 13″ edged baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a stand mixer (or in a different bowl with a hand mixer) combine the melted butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until well blended and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla.
  4. Slowly add the flour mixture until completely blended.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips and about half the M&M candies.
  6. Press the dough into the baking pan and press remaining M&M candies into the top of the dough.
  7. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the middle is set and the edges are lightly browned. Cool completely before slicing.