Candy Chip Bar Cookies Recipe

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Candy Chip Bar Cookies Recipe
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Candy Chip Bar Cookies Recipe

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I try to cut back on the saturated fats and trans fats my family consumes. So I fix these sweet homemade bars, which have less fat than the commercial baked goods. -Wendy Budlong of Acton, Massachusetts
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • Sugar substitute equal to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup M&M's minis

Directions

In a bowl, combine the oil, brown sugar, sugar substitute, peanut butter, egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the peanut butter mixture. Stir in M&M's.
Spread in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.
Originally published as Candy Chip Bar Cookies in Light & Tasty June/July 2004, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 204 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch.

  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • Sugar substitute equal to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup M&M's minis
  1. In a bowl, combine the oil, brown sugar, sugar substitute, peanut butter, egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the peanut butter mixture. Stir in M&M's.
  2. Spread in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.
Originally published as Candy Chip Bar Cookies in Light & Tasty June/July 2004, p31

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Tara0619 User ID: 7045959 133672
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2013

"Maybe I did something wrong, but I did not like the texture. I think butter would better suit this recipe."

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ShepMc User ID: 4427011 61381
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2011

"This yummy treat is so good. I'm pretty sure that I will make it again next year. It is very yummy and it turns out exatly like the cute pic. It is becoming popular at my house!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you Taste Of Home for this yummy recipe!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

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ShepMc User ID: 4427011 68397
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2011

"This yummy treat is so good. Ipretty sure that I will make it again next year. It is very yummy and it turns out exatly like the cute pic. It is becoming popular at my house!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you Taste Of Home for this yummy recipe!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

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