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Easter Cookie Bars

When you want a simple Easter dessert, Easter Cookie Bars is a great option. These vanilla flavored blondies are packed with Easter M&Ms and are simple to make. These blondies are a great alternative to traditional brownies.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Brownies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade blondie brownies
Servings: 12
Author: Jill


  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 cups brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 ½ cup M&Ms divided


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  • Line a 9x13 baking sheet or glass pan with foil or parchment paper and spray with cooking spray.
  • With a fork, beat butter and brown sugar until mixed well.
  • Add egg and vanilla and continue mixing.
  • Next, add in salt and baking powder.
  • Slowly stir in flour.
  • Fold in 1 Cup of M&Ms and spread batter on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 20-22 minutes until center dough is done.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining M&Ms (press them into the cookie)
  • Let cookie bars cool completely before cutting.