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Patriotic Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bars

Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Servings: 9 bars


  • 1 pkg Krusteaz Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookie Mix
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks), softened & divided
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • Red, White & Blue chocolate candies


For the cookie bars

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Place cookie mix, egg and 1/2 cup butter in a medium bowl.
  • Stir together until dough forms, hand kneading if necessary. Press dough into a lightly greased, 8x8x2-inch pan.
  • Bake 22-24 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely and cut into 9 bars.

For the vanilla buttercream frosting

  • Whisk remaining ½ cup butter with an electric mixer for 1 minute. Add powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time. Add in vanilla and milk. Mix until smooth.
  • Spread frosting on each cookie bar. Arrange chocolate candies to resemble the American flag.