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16 Decadent Cookie Bar Recipes You Have to Try

JANUARY 23, 2023
16 Decadent Cookie Bar Recipes You Have to Try
Who doesn't love a good cookie bar? They’re sweet, gooey and so easy to make! We've compiled a list of the best cookie bar recipes for you to try. From classic M&M cookie bars to decadent caramel, these recipes are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. From chewy to crunchy, these 16 recipes will make the perfect treat for any occasion. Whether you’re looking for a quick after-school snack or something to bring to a party, these cookie bars will be a hit! With this variety of recipes, you’re sure to find one you love. So get your ovens heated up and get ready to bake up some of the tastiest cookie bars you’ve ever tried.
Handle the Heat

Gingerbread Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

 Gingerbread Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting are ultra thick, soft, and chewy with tons of aromatic spices and a generous layer of tangy frosting!
3
13,054
32
40 min
TOTAL TIME
543
CALORIES
$1.19
PER SERVING
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Gingerbread Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
Food Faith Fitness

Chocolate Paleo Magic Cookie Bars with Strawberry

Time does not include chilling overnight, which is necessary
1
20,105
49
1 hr 10 min
TOTAL TIME
507
CALORIES
$1.44
PER SERVING
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Chocolate Paleo Magic Cookie Bars with Strawberry
Seeded at the Table

Gooey Roasted Marshmallow M&M Cookie Bars

Marshmallows are baked into an M&M cookie base, making the perfectly toasted marshmallow gooey cookie bars.
1
58
8
35 min
TOTAL TIME
247
CALORIES
$0.51
PER SERVING
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Gooey Roasted Marshmallow M&M Cookie Bars
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Countryside Cravings

S'more Cookie Bars

These S'more Cookie Bars are a great way to enjoy a s'more when you can't toast your 'mallows over a fire. Filled with milk chocolate, gooey marshmallow, and a graham cracker cookie crust.
1
984
45 min
TOTAL TIME
359
CALORIES
$0.91
PER SERVING
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S'more Cookie Bars
Dessert for Two

Chocolate Caramel Cookie Bars

Small batch homemade Twix bars or millionaire shortbread bars!
1
2,524
19
2 hr 5 min
TOTAL TIME
595
CALORIES
$0.69
PER SERVING
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Chocolate Caramel Cookie Bars
Also The Crumbs Please

Best S'mores Cookie Bars

Rich and decadent s'mores bars are the perfect treat for all occasions. Indulge in them when you have a craving for chocolate, peanut butter, gooey marshmallows, and graham crackers. The best part is they only require 11 ingredients and 15 minutes of prep time!
520
1
40 min
TOTAL TIME
270
CALORIES
$0.53
PER SERVING
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Best S'mores Cookie Bars
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Ultimate Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Treat yourself to these heavenly, soft, and chewy chocolate chip cookie bars packed with a delightful mix of semi-sweet and dark chocolate chips, a hint of espresso, and the perfect notes of brown sugar and vanilla.
1
45 min
TOTAL TIME
259
CALORIES
$0.53
PER SERVING
Ultimate Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Directions
12 STEPS
1
Preheat the oven to 350F.
2
Line an 8x8-inch baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.
3
Melt the butter in a large bowl.
4
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, corn starch, salt, and espresso powder.
5
In the large bowl with melted butter, whisk in the light brown sugar and granulated sugar.
6
Mix in the eggs and vanilla extract until well combined.
7
Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until almost combined.
8
Stir in the semi-sweet and dark chocolate chips, reserving a handful for topping.
9
Spread the cookie dough evenly into the prepared baking pan.
10
Sprinkle the reserved chocolate chips on top.
11
Bake for 35 minutes or until the edges are set and golden brown, and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out mostly clean.
12
Allow the cookie bars to cool in the pan for about an hour before removing and cutting into squares.
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Cooking With Karli

Caramel Cookie Bar Recipe

Perfectly sweet and gooey caramel sandwiched between layers of chewy and buttery chocolate chip cookie bars. These cookie bars are simpler than they seem but always feel like a special occasion.
29
1,882
74
50 min
TOTAL TIME
480
CALORIES
$0.79
PER SERVING
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Caramel Cookie Bar Recipe
My Life After Dairy

Snickerdoodle Cookie Bars

Soft and tender snickerdoodle cookie bars are a one bowl, no-mixer treat perfect for any day!
57,436
13
50 min
TOTAL TIME
132
CALORIES
$0.16
PER SERVING
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Snickerdoodle Cookie Bars
Six Sisters' Stuff

Seven Layer Magic Cookie Bar Recipe

These Seven Layer Magic Cookie Bars are loaded with 3 kinds of chocolate chips, coconut, sweetened condensed milk, and nuts all on top of a graham cracker crust. They are ready in a matter of minutes and taste like heaven!
6
30 min
TOTAL TIME
408
CALORIES
$0.59
PER SERVING
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Seven Layer Magic Cookie Bar Recipe
Two Peas and Their Pod

Biscoff Caramel Cookie Bars

Oatmeal cookie bars made with Biscoff cookie butter and a layer of salted caramel sauce. The bars are sweet, chewy, gooey, and the perfect dessert for parties and potlucks!
1
439
6
47 min
TOTAL TIME
307
CALORIES
$0.59
PER SERVING
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Biscoff Caramel Cookie Bars
Butter Baking

GOOEY NUTELLA CONDENSED MILK COOKIE BARS

Get ready for a sweet, tasty treat that will have you coming back for more! These Gooey Nutella Condensed Milk Cookie Bars are the perfect combination of rich Nutella and sweet condensed milk. They are easy to make and have a delicious, gooey texture that will have your taste buds singing. Make a ba...
39
880
CALORIES
$2.02
PER SERVING
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GOOEY NUTELLA CONDENSED MILK COOKIE BARS
Spiced

Dulce de Leche Cookie Bars

These Dulce de Leche Turtle Cookie Bars feature a shortbread cookie crust topped with dulce de leche, pecans and chocolate chips.  Yum!
5
73
10
55 min
TOTAL TIME
291
CALORIES
$0.53
PER SERVING
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Dulce de Leche Cookie Bars
The Itsy-Bitsy Kitchen

Coffee-Toffee Caramel Cookie Bars

Coffee-toffee caramel cookie bars are like a grown-up magic bar, sweet, gooey, and totally delicious!
456
35 min
TOTAL TIME
373
CALORIES
$0.77
PER SERVING
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Coffee-Toffee Caramel Cookie Bars
Food Faith Fitness

Pumpkin Spice Paleo Magic Cookie Bars

These pumpkin spice paleo magic cookie bars are a healthier, gluten free and vegan friendly version of the classic dessert that are packed with spicy-sweet fall flavors and are so easy to make!
2
22,244
163
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
689
CALORIES
$1.47
PER SERVING
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Pumpkin Spice Paleo Magic Cookie Bars
Hummingbird High

Small Batch Magic Cookie Bars Recipe

These magic cookie bars are a small batch version of a classic, old-fashioned favorite: 7 layer cookie bars! Each bite is filled with layers of cookie crumbs, chocolate chips, toasted coconut, and pecans.
2
3
20 min
TOTAL TIME
705
CALORIES
$1.37
PER SERVING
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Small Batch Magic Cookie Bars Recipe
Krolls Korner

Funfetti Cookie Bars

You will love how soft & addicting these Funfetti Cookie Bars are! They are full of funfetti flavor, white chocolate chips and Golden Oreos! Easy to make, fun for birthday parties but easily enjoyed year-round for any occasion.
13
365
1 hr 35 min
TOTAL TIME
543
CALORIES
$0.70
PER SERVING
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Funfetti Cookie Bars
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