Holiday Cookie Bars
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An easy and festive cookie bar for the holidays!!
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1½ cups white flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¾ cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 357 gm. bag of holiday mix peanut M & M's
  • Pompeian Grapeseed Oil
  1. Whisk flour, salt and baking soda together and set aside. Cream butter and sugars together until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time mixing well. Add vanilla and mix in. Add flour mixture and mix until combined. Stir in the peanut butter. Add the M & M's and carefully fold into the dough.
  2. Lightly spray a 9 x 13" pan with the grapeseed oil and place a sheet of parchment in with the sides hanging over slightly. The oil while help the paper stay in place and the overhang of the parchment will let you pull the bars out easily. Lightly spray the parchment with oil. Place the dough into the prepared pan and even out.
  3. Bake at 350F for 25- 30 min. Let cool and then lift out using the parchment. Cut into squares.
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