Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookie Bars

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5 from 61 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Cooling time: 10 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookie Bars are a tasty dessert your entire family will love. Perfect for on the go or as a quick end of day treat. This 30 minute, simple recipe will become a hit in your home and a dessert you will want to share with friends.

What We Love About This Recipe

  • 30 Minute Dessert: This recipe is quick and easy to prepare.
  • Family Friendly: These Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are a dessert your entire family will love. This recipe also makes 12 servings.
  • Can Be Easily Stored: These dessert bars can be stored at room temperature for up to five days.

If you’re looking for more Dessert Bar recipes, try these Peanut Butter Cookie Bars, Lazy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars and 29 Yellow Cake Mix Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Ingredient Notes

Ingredients need to make Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookie Bars.

These mouth watering Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars only require 4 ingredients.

  • Cake Mix: Any yellow cake mix will work for this recipe, or white cake mix can also be used.
  • Chocolate Chips: Semi sweet chocolate chips are recommended for this recipe, but milk chocolate chips work as well.

See the recipe card below for a complete list of the ingredients with measurements.

These would be great served after these sloppy joe fries.

Variations

Make these Cake Mix Cookie Bars your own to be perfect for you and your family!

  • Cake Mix: Use your favorite flavor of cake mix to make different dessert bars.
  • Chocolate Chips: The chocolate chips are optional if you want to make this dessert a healthier option.

How to Make Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookie Bars

These soft and sweet cookie bars come together in just 4 simple steps.

These are the basic steps for making Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookie Bars. Refer to the full, printable recipe card below for detailed instructions.

STEP 1: Prep

Preheat the oven to 350ºF and grease a 9×13 inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray or butter.

a collage of 2 images showing how to make the chocolate chip cookie bars batter.

STEP 2: Make The Batter

In a large bowl combine the cake mix, melted butter, and eggs. After these are mixed and well incorporated, fold in the chocolate chips.

a collage of 2 images of the cookie bar batter in a pan before baking and after baking.

STEP 3: Bake

Place the batter in the greased baking pan and spread out evenly. Bake at 350ºF for 20-25 minutes.

a collage of 2 images of Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookie Bars  in a pan and on a cloth.

STEP 4: Serve

Allow the cake mix cookies to completely cool. Then cut into bars and enjoy!

Recipe FAQs

Bake until golden brown on the edges or insert a toothpick in the center of these dessert bars. If they are done baking, the toothpick will come out clean.

If they are hard right out of the oven then they were probably baked for too long. If they get hard after baking, try storing them in an airtight container.

Yes, greasing the pan is recommended in this recipe. Butter or cooking spray can be used.

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd. Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two baking dishes before baking.
  • Add Sugar: Before the batter goes into the oven, sprinkle some sugar on top to give these cookie bars a sweet and crunchy top layer.
  • Store This Dessert: The leftover cookie bars can be kept in an airtight container at room temperature for up to five days, or frozen for up to three months.

What to Serve with Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookie Bars

5 from 61 votes

Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookie Bars

Yield: 12 Cookie Bars
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Cooling time: 10 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookie Bars are a tasty dessert your entire family will love.
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Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 Box Yellow Cake Mix, 15.25 Ounces
  • 5 Tablespoons Butter, melted
  • 2 Eggs, large
  • 12 Ounces Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Then grease a 9×13 inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray or butter. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together the cake mix, melted butter, and eggs. Use an electric mixer or whisk until well combined.
  • Using a spatula, fold the chocolate chips into the batter.
  • Scoop the batter into the greased baking pan and spread out evenly edge to edge.
  • Bake at 350ºF for 20-25 minutes until golden brown or a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then cut into 12 bars.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Expert Tips

    • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd. Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two baking dishes before baking.
    • Add Sugar: Before the batter goes into the oven, sprinkle some sugar on top to give these cookie bars a sweet and crunchy top layer.
    • Store This Dessert: The leftover cookie bars can be kept in an airtight container at room temperature for up to five days, or frozen for up to three months.
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Estimated Nutritional Information

Serving: 1Bar | Calories: 375kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 364mg | Potassium: 193mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 3mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

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