These bars require a glass of milk (or almond milk), they are rich and delicious. My little one said, mom this are just like brownies, but like cookies. I think that's the perfect description...they have the texture of a brownie, but taste like a rich chocolate chip cookie. They really are divine! I made 2 batches in less than 24 hours, because we went through them so fast! I'm positive you'll love these.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
2 cups coconut sugar
2/3 cup palm oil shortening
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups GF flour blend
2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups dairy-free chocolate chips (I used Enjoy Life mini chips)
Preheat oven to 350F. Cream the sugar and shortening together in a mixing bowl. Add in eggs, one at a time, and vanilla and mix well.
In a separate bowl, combine the flour blend, baking powder, and salt. Add the flour mixture into the sugar mixture. Fold in the chocolate chips.
Grease a 9x13 pan. Spread/press dough into the pan with greased hands (the dough is more like a very thick brownie batter, it's sticky!). Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Allow the bars to cool before cutting and enjoying.
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