Introduction: Loaded Cookie Bars

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Do you have leftover Oreos and M&Ms? Do you have a spare 10 minutes? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then this is the recipe for you! This is a simple, easy recipe for loaded cookie bars.

For this recipe you will need:

1/2 Cup unsalted butter, melted

1 large egg

1 cup light brown sugar, packed

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1 cup all purpose flour

18 Oreo cookies, coarsely chopped

1/2 cup M&Ms

Non-stick baking spray, aluminum foil, 8x8 baking dish

-You can add ingredients such as marshmallows or other candies to this recipe if you'd like.

Step 1:

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line a 8x8 inch baking pan with aluminum foil.

Step 2:

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Melt the butter in microwave safe bowl.

-This will take about one minute depending on the strength of the microwave.

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Add the egg, brown sugar, and vanilla and whisk until smooth.

-Make sure the butter has cooled down before adding the egg so it doesn't get scrambled.

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Add the flour and stir until just combined.

-Do not overmix the batter as this will cause it to become dense.

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Stir in the Oreos.

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Spray the baking dish with the baking spray, and pour the batter into the dish.

-Use a spatula to evenly spread the mixture in the dish.

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Sprinkle the M&Ms on top of the cookie mixture.

-Use your fingers or the spatula to slightly press the M&Ms into the dough.

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Bake for 20-22 minutes.

-This time may vary slightly depending on if other ingredients were added to the mixture. The top should be set and the edges should be firm. A toothpick can be inserted into the center of the bars, and if it comes out clean, they are done!

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Allow the bars to cool for about 20-30 minutes before cutting.

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Serve and enjoy!

Comments

AmandaS257 (author)2016-10-22

I love the idea of throwing in marshmellows....or anything else I feel like. Mmmmmm, I'll let you know how it turns out.

rburgen (author)2015-03-31

They look delicious, the children will love them, they might be sweet but great for an occasional treat.

asergeeva (author)2015-03-30

Looks really tasty!!

ScarabCoder (author)2015-03-30

I looked at this, and my mind went

SUUUUUUGARRRRRR

tomatoskins (author)2015-03-29

These look so tasty! Too bad I've been on a healthy kick lately.

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