How to Bake Chocolate Chip Bar Cookies

Here's an easy way to bake chocolate chip cookies without all the hassle. The cookies are baked in bar form, which is the easiest way to make any cookie.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 ounces (340g) chocolate chips

Steps

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    Preheat oven to 375ºF/190ºC.
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    Grease the baking pan.
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    Cream together shortening, butter, sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla.
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    In a separate bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients, except for the chocolate chips.
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    Add the dry ingredients to the shortening mixture. Add a bit at a time to prevent the dry ingredients from flying out of the mixing bowl. Mix until a dough forms.
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    Add the chocolate chips and stir into the dough.
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    Spread into the prepared pan.
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    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.
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    Remove from the oven when baked. Allow to cool and cut into even-sized bars.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • Store uneaten bar cookies in an airtight container.
  • This recipe makes one pan of chocolate chip bar cookies.

Warnings

  • Use caution when removing the pan from the oven.

Things You'll Need

  • Baking pan, 9 x 13-inch (23 x 33cm)
  • Mixer
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring spoons
  • Measuring cups
  • Baking racks
  • Knife for making bars

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