Loaded REESE'S Cookie Bars

Loaded REESE’S Cookie Bars

Somewhere in between a brownie and a cookie, you'll find these these REESE’S Brownie-Cookie Bars. Combine Betty Crocker™ Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix and HERSHEY’S Cocoa for an extra-chocolatey base. Then mix in REESE’S PIECES Candy and REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups for the ultimate REESE'S dessert bar. Shop recipe ingredients now!

SKILL LEVEL
Beginner
PREP
15 min
BAKE
25 min
YIELD
16 Bars

Ingredients

1 pouch(17.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ chocolate chip cookie mix
1/4 cupHERSHEY'S natural cocoa
1/2 cupbutter, softened
2 tablespoonswater
1 egg
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons REESE'S peanut butter chips (from 10-oz bag)
2 tablespoonsBetty Crocker™ Decorating Decors fall sprinkles (from 1.8-oz container)
1/2 cup REESE'S baking cups and REESE'S PIECES candy (from 8.5-oz bag)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2. In large bowl, mix cookie mix, cocoa, softened butter, water and egg with spoon until soft dough forms. Stir in 1/2 cup of the peanut butter chips and the sprinkles.
  • 3. Using a metal spatula, evenly spread dough in pan. Sprinkle candies over top.
  • 4. Bake 22 to 26 minutes or until set around edges. Cool 30 minutes.
  • 5. In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 2 tablespoons peanut butter chips uncovered on Medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. Continue to microwave in 10-second increments until chips can be stirred smooth. Spoon melted chips into small resealable freezer bag; partially seal bag. Cut off small corner of bag; squeeze to drizzle over top of bar. Let stand about 1 hour or until drizzle is set. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store in airtight container at room temperature.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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