Patriotic Cookie Bars
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  • I cup butter softened
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup red, white and blue M&Ms
  • ½ cup chocolate chips (milk, semi-sweet or white chocolate)
  1. Add butter and sugar to a mixing bowl and mix well until light and fluffy.
  2. Add in vanilla and eggs, one at a time and mix to incorporate.
  3. Add in baking powder and flour, ½ cup at a time mixing between each addition and scraping down the sides of the bowl with a spatula.
  4. Once the dough has formed, fold in chocolate chips and M&Ms, reserving some M&Ms to scatter on top of the mixture once it is in the pan
  5. Pour the mixture into a well greased 9x13 inch baking dish.
  6. Bake for 30 min at 325 degrees
Recipe by My Frugal Adventures at