Holiday baking is a tradition in our house. In fact, my kids ask me nearly every day if we can do some baking. But when it comes to the holidays, I know that time is short. There are lots of things going on and you can’t really spend a lot of time baking up a complicated recipe. That’s why I love these Easy Christmas Cookie Cake Bars. They are made using a supermarket shortcut, so they are perfect for this busy season.
EASY CHRISTMAS COOKIE CAKE BARS
These cookie bars could not be easier to make. They are great for when you are entertaining over the holidays or if your child’s class is having a holiday party. These Christmas bars use a boxed cake mix as the base, which makes the recipe super simple.
HOW DO YOU MAKE CHRISTMAS COOKIE BARS?
This is a great recipe for kids to help make since it is not very complicated. To start, you’ll want to preheat your oven to 300 degrees.
Next, add the milk to the bowl.
Pour in the melted butter.
Mix the ingredients well. Then add the chocolate chips to the batter.
WHAT CANDY CAN I USE IN COOKIE BARS?
Since it is Christmas, we want to make these cookie bars a little festive. That can be done by adding some red and green chocolate candies. You can use red and green M&Ms or these Hershey’s chocolate candies which I give my kids every year as a stocking stuffer.
Mix all of the ingredients together until the candy and chocolate chips have been evenly distributed.
HOW LONG DO COOKIE BARS TAKE TO BAKE?
Fold the Christmas cookie bar batter into a nonstick or silicon baking dish and bake at 300 for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
Let the bars cool before slicing, so the heated chocolate does not spread. Slice and serve.
Christmas Cookie Cake Bars
- 15 oz Yellow Cake Mix
- 2 Eggs
- 3.4 oz Vanilla Pudding Mix
- 1/2 Cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
- 1/4 Cup Milk
- 1/3 Cup Melted Butter
- 3/4 Cup Red & Green Chocolate Candies
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Pour cake & pudding mix into a large mixing bowl.
Add 2 eggs.
Pour in the butter & milk.
Add the chocolate chips & red & green chocolate candies.
Fold into a nonstick or silicon baking dish and cook at 300 for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool before slicing so the heated chocolate does not spread.
Serve & enjoy!
This nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using online calculators. Your nutritional information may vary depending on numerous factors.
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