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Candy Chip Bar Cookies

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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    1-1/2 dozen

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 large egg, room temperature
  • 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.
Nutrition 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.

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  • lokki1999
    Jul 28, 2019

    My kids love it.

  • Tara0619
    Feb 19, 2013

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

  • brookehally
    Aug 11, 2012

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  • ShepMc
    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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • ShepMc
    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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • mgreenfield123
    Dec 5, 2010

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    Jul 25, 2006

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    Feb 22, 2006

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