Peeps Cookie Bars

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Peeps Cookie Bars is a yummy Easter dessert with chocolate chips and M&Ms. The perfect way to use that extra package of Peeps you didn’t eat!

Another yummy Peeps recipe is our Peep S’mores Dip which is so good! After you make these desserts, you should check out Cadbury Egg Dessert Dip and Mini Easter Cheesecakes. Yum!

Easter Peeps Cookie Bars

Peeps Cookie Bars

This recipe is really similar to your usual chocolate chip cookie bars with one big (delicious) addition: Easter Peeps! Make sure you find the pastel colored M&Ms for the fun spring pop of color. These are usually in the holiday aisle of the grocery store.

I like cookie bars much more than traditional chocolate chip cookies because they’re just so much easier. You don’t have to scoop out the batter into individual even sized cookies, you just put the whole thing in!

Ingredients:

  • Butter
  • Brown Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla
  • Flour
  • Cornstarch
  • Baking Powder
  • Salt
  • M&Ms
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Peeps

Peeps Cookie Bars for Easter

How To Make Easter Cookie Bars

Start by melting your butter and mixing that with the sugars. Let that cool for a couple of minutes before adding in the eggs, egg yolk and vanilla extract.

In a separate bowl bowl whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt. Then, add that to the sugar mixture.

Stir in the M&Ms and chocolate chips and pour the batter into a greased 9X13 dish.

After about 25 minutes when the cookie bars are finished cooking, pull the pan out and lay Peeps on top. Put them back in the oven for about 5 minutes to melt them on top.

Let these cool and enjoy!

Peeps Cookie Bars for Easter

Keep these stored in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

These cute Easter treats will be the perfect addition to your holiday menu. Enjoy with a big glass of milk or a cup of coffee.

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Peeps Cookie Bars

Peeps Cookie Bars is a yummy Easter dessert with chocolate chips and M&Ms. The perfect way to use that extra package of Peeps you didn't eat!
Servings: 12 servings
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 40 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 egg yolk room temperature
  • 2 tsp. Pure vanilla extract
  • 2 2/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/4 cups chocolate chips
  • 1 1/4 cup Easter M&M's
  • 12 Peep Bunnies

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare a 9X13 pan by spraying it with a non stick baking spray.
  • Melt your butter in a microwave safe bowl for 30 seconds.
  • In a large bowl, add the butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Allow the butter mixture to cool for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add eggs, egg yolk and vanilla extract.
  • Stir to combine.
  • In a separate medium sized bowl whisk together flour, cornstarch,
  • baking powder and salt.
  • Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Add the chocolate chips and M&M's to the mixture.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Pour the mixture into your prepared pan and spread out evenly.
  • Bake for 2-25 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and carefully place Easter Bunny Peeps on top of
  • the cookie bars.
  • Place back in the oven for 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool for 5-10 minutes.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 599kcal | Carbohydrates: 88g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 207mg | Potassium: 91mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 63g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 2mg

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