Chocolate chip cookie bars are an easier way to get your cookie fix without having to scoop! Press this soft and chewy dough into an 8x8" brownie pan and get 12 cookie bars.Why this recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars works I’m calling all lazy cookie bakers with a cookie craving today! If scooping cookie after cookie isn’t your thing, you can just press this dough right into an 8x8 pan!  It's the same pan you use for brownies so you'll enjoy a chocolate chip cookie with the hard edge you get with the brownies.  This recipe makes 12 cookies in one batch! However, if scooping tons of cookies aren’t your thing, I hope you’re at Dessert for Two for small cookie recipes.  Most of my small batch cookie recipes make one dozen cookies or less, which is perfect for a small household, or perfect for gifting to a friend!  Ingredients for Pan Cookies Butter.Unsalted butter is best here, because we will be adding our own salt to the dough.

Brown Sugar.Light or dark brown sugar both work here, though dark brown sugar will make a slightly softer pan cookie bar.Granulated Sugar.

Egg.One whole egg.Vanilla Extract.

Flour.The best way to measure all-purpose flour is to fluff it in the bag or jar, scoop it into the measuring cup and then gently level it with a knife.Salt.

Espresso Powder.The addition of instant coffee granules or instant espresso powder makes the cookies taste slightly richer.You can use instant espresso powder o

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