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Red White and Blue M&M's Cookie Bars

These red white and blue cookie bars are the perfect dessert for any party or gathering! This patriotic dessert is perfect of Memorial Day, the Fourth of July or Labor day!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Cooling Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 251 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Cookie Sheet ½ Sheet Size

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Cup Butter Softened
  • 1 ½ Cup Brown Sugar
  • ½ Cup White Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3 Cups Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Cups M&M's
  • 2 Cups Chocolate Chips

Instructions
 

  • First preheat your oven to 350 and line a baking sheet (make sure it is a jelly roll style baking sheet with edges all around) with parchment paper. Butter the parchment and sides of the pan, this will keep the cookies from sticking.
  • Next the bowl of an electric stand mixer, or in a large bowl add the butter and sugars. Mix with a paddle attachment, or an electric mixer until well blended and light and fluffy.
  • Then add in the vanilla extract and the eggs, continue mixing until well incorporated.
  • In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, whisk until well mixed.
  • Add the dry ingredients gradually into the wet ingredients mixing well after each addition. Once the flour mixture is all incorporated you should have a thick cookie dough.
  • Now add in chocolate chips and one cup of the M&M’s fold in by hand with a spatula or wooden spoon until evenly distributed.
  • Using a spatula or buttered hands spread the dough evenly into your prepared pan.
  • Sprinkle reserved 1 cup of M&M’s across the entire surface of the cookie dough.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Allow to cool completely on a cooling rack before cutting into 24 squares with a sharp thin knife.

Nutrition

Serving: 24gCalories: 251kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 2gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 44mgSodium: 237mgPotassium: 45mgFiber: 1gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 266IUCalcium: 29mgIron: 1mg
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