Oatmeal Chocolate chip cookies bars stacked on a plate, ready to eat.
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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are thick and chewy and a great treat for potlucks and parties. They have the flavor you love from a great chocolate chip cookie, baked into easy and delicious bars!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Calories: 254kcal
Author: Lauren Allen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter , room temperature
  • 1 cup light brown sugar , packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 cups chocolate chips semi-sweet, milk chocolate, or a little bit of both!

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9 x 13 in. pan with cooking spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl beat together the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth and light.
  • Add the eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition. Add the vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl combine the dry ingredients: salt, baking soda, baking powder, flour, rolled oats, and 1 cup chocolate chips.
  • Add to the butter mixture and stir until combined. 
  • Spread 1/2 of the cookie dough into the bottom of the prepared pan. Sprinkle remaining cup of chocolate chips on top. 
  • Carefully press remaining cookie mixture on top of chocolate. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool completely before cutting.

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Notes

To freeze: Allow the cookie bars to cool completely and cut into squares. Place squares in a freezer-safe container or ziplock bag. Freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition

Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 180mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 290IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg