Valentine M&M Cookie Bars

If you are needing a treat for your child's classroom or for any family gathering this Valentine's day, these Valentine M&M Cookie Bars are perfect.


Items needed:

2 ¼ cups All-Purpose Flour
½ teaspoon Baking Soda
½ teaspoon Salt
2 sticks Unsalted Butter (softened)
½ cup Sugar
1 cup Light Brown Sugar
1 large Egg, plus 1 large Egg Yolk
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 cup M&M’s, plus additional
2/3 cup M&M’s (for topping)
Non-Stick Cooking Spray

Spray a 9x13 inch pan with cooking spray, set aside. In a large mixing cup, combine all-purpose flour, baking soda and salt, stir together with a fork. Sift into a mixing bowl. Place butter in a large mixing bowl. Beat butter while slowly adding sugar. Beat in light brown sugar. Beat in egg and egg yolk. Beat in vanilla extract. Stir in 1 cup M&M’s and blend together with your hands, then press evenly into pan. Sprinkle the additional 2/3 cup M&M’s on top. Bake in a preheated oven at 325 degrees on the 3rd rack for 24 minutes. Remove, let cool completely and cut into bars.

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66 comments:

  1. How yummy, and colorful for Valentines too!

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  2. These look delicious! Have a great day :)

    Blessings,
    Edye

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  3. I think these bars would be delicious.

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  4. I think these sound fantastic and I would love to try them.

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  5. Oh wow! If these don't say "Valentine's Day" i don't know what does-so cute!

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  6. Love bar cookies, so easy

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  7. Okay, I need these in my life. The look so easy, too!

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  8. Exactly what I have been looking for for the kiddos party at school.

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  9. Looks delicious!

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  10. These look amazing! Yum yum YUM!

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  11. My children and I would love to make these to give to grandparents and eat for ourselves too. Love these!

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  12. Those look so yummy - I'm ready to send you my address anytime!

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  13. Vicki F3:02 PM

    Oh.My.Word! Those look wonderful!!!

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  14. These look awesome and so colorful for Valentine's.

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  15. These look like a good Valentine's treat to make with my kids.

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  16. These look amazing! What a great recipe for Valentine's Day. I love it! I'm going to be making some things with my girls for Valentine's Day, so these will be perfect!

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  17. These look greatand very easy to make. Thank you for the recipe I'm sure the family will love them.

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  18. Valentine M&M Cookie Bars look so pretty!

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  19. They look tasty and Valentinie.

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  20. These look so good (especially because I'm on a diet and can't eat them)

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  21. These sound really good. I love vanilla bars with chocolate.

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  22. Oh these look delicious!! Super valentines day festive too!!

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  23. I think I want to make them for Valentine's day. They look so good and my family would love them!

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  24. Brandi Dawn11:37 AM

    Yummy! Very colorful and pretty. Perfect for a Valentines Day party.

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  25. This looks amazing! My kiddo's would love to add this to our Valentines Day treats!

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  26. These look so pretty! I have no doubt they are delicious too.

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  27. I looooove cookie bars, and these are so festive and cute!

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  28. I think my kids would flip for these...drool

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  29. These look cute and super yummy! the kids would love them.

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  30. Super adorable I love them!

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  31. I think I love the cute pinks colors they bring to the cookie!

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  32. Yum, Except for the M&M's do you think you counld make it with Spenda?

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  33. My nephew specifically requested cookies with m&m's. These look perfect!

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  34. These are so pretty! I pinned them to make later. :)

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  35. Alveda Sizemore12:18 AM

    These look so quick and easy to make. Not to mention I bet they would be a big hit. Yummy.

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  36. I think these would be easy and delicious!

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  37. I love M&M cookies, but never thought to make M&M Cookie Bars! These look sooo good!

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  38. oh wow nice great for Valentine day for sure yum so colorful also

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  39. Those look very yummy! I love me some m&m's on anything.

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  40. My grandsons would love these for a Valentine's Day Treat

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  41. Those look so yummy!!

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  42. What a yummy and easy treat to make!

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  43. These look easy to make! I'll have to try making these with my granddaughter.
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  44. These look so yummy and easy, perfect to make with my granddaughter. Thanks for sharing!

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  45. These would be fun to make with the kids for Valentine's Day!

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  46. I love M&Ms and these look delicious, but I have diabetes.

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  47. These look great. I may make these for the grandkids

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  48. Ohmygoodness those look so delicious. I love the holiday candies.

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  49. Laura9:30 PM

    Yum! These look really good. I love the pink and red M&Ms!

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  50. I make a very similar cookie bar - but I have never added M&Ms. What a great idea - and you could use different colors/flavors for different occasions!

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  51. Looks pretty good to me.

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  52. These are so pretty! I may even be able to pull off this recipe.

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  53. These look delicious and sound easy to make.

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  54. I think these cookies look delicious! Happy Valentines Day =)

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  55. these look awesome. thankyou, ken pohl19@comcast.net

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  56. I love m&m's, especially the ones with nuts. I also love all kinds of bars and this recipe has both. They look and sound delish.

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  57. These look so good and are easy to make! I love that everyone gets one not just your valentine! Yummy!

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  58. Marnie G (Derrick Todd)8:29 PM

    Yum! These look awesome. I really like how festive these look. It would be fun to make for any holiday.

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  59. this looks so good, think i'll try them

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