Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars

This Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bar recipe was created especially for the mint chocolate lovers out there. You know who you are.

When it comes to cookies, I have to admit I like the dough more than the cookies. {{{gasp}}} Can we still be friends?

My all time favorite is chocolate chip.  I know, it’s hard to believe that with all those options out there I chose a classic, but you like what you like.

In my house there are only 2 perfect matches for chocolate.  One is of course peanut butter (chocolate’s quintessential match made in heaven) the second of course is mint.  Chad is bonkers over peppermint or crème de menthe and when you mix them with chocolate he is over the moon!

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars transform your favorite cookie dough into a fabulous bar covered in scrumptious chocolate.  This one is a keeper for sure.  

Yield: 25
Author: Donna Elick
Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars

This Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bar recipe was created especially for the mint chocolate lovers out there. You know who you are.
Prep time: 999 MinTotal time: 16 H & 38 M


  • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks), room temperature
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 teaspoons pure mint extract
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 6 tablespoons half and half, (or milk)
  • 1/2 teaspoon green food coloring
  • 3 cups mini semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil


  1. In a medium microwave safe bowl combine 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips and coconut oil. Microwave 30 seconds at a time until chocolate is melted, stirring in between. Stir until smooth set aside.
  2. Cream butter and sugars in a medium size mixing bowl. Once mixture if light and fluffy, add extracts and salt. Mix to combine. With the mixer running slowly sprinkle in flour. Mixture will become thick. Add half and half. Mix to combine. Add food coloring until desired color is reached. Mix well to combine. Stir in chocolate chips.
  3. Press into a parchment lined 8x8 pan brushed with butter. Pour melted chocolate over top. Cover and place in freezer 20 minutes. You can keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  4. Serve bar cold. Enjoy!
  1. To serve 12: Cut this recipe in half and press into a 4”x9” bread pan. Cut into 12 pieces.
  2. To easily cut the chilled bars: run a sharp knife under hot water. Gently wipe excess water off on a towel. To cut pieces, slowly press knife into bars and allow it to almost melt through the bars. Repeat until all bars are cut.

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  1. Yes we can still be "dough" friends - absolutely! I'll even profess undying love if you send me some of these for Christmas! Beautiful Donna - love the green color!


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