Christmas Cookie Bars

Christmas Cookie Bars

These quick and easy bars are perfect for anyone with a busy schedule. They taste just like cookies but are made in a single batch.

Christmas Cookie Bars



  • 2 ¼ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¾ cup butter room temperature
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1 cup M&Ms plus extra for on top



  • Preheat oven to 375°
  • Spray a 9X13 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a stand mixer (or in a bowl with a hand mixer) combine butter, sugars and vanilla until it is well blended.
  • Add eggs one at a time.
  • Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl and add to the wet ingredients slowly.
  • When well combined, gently mix in the chocolate chips and M&Ms.
  • Pour batter into the baking dish and add extra M&Ms if you see fit.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden. Let it cool and cut into pieces.