Chocolate Chip Brownie Bars

Total Time:
6 hr
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
5 hr
Cook:
40 min

Yield:
24 bars
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13-by-9-inch baking pan with heavy-duty aluminum foil with a 2-inch overhang. Spray with nonstick cooking spray.

In a large bowl, beat the butter and brown sugar at medium-high speed with a mixer until fluffy. Add 2 eggs, beating until well blended. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda and salt. Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, beating until the mixture forms a soft dough. Stir in the chocolate morsels.

In another large bowl, combine the brownie mix, oil, 1/4 cup water and remaining 2 eggs, beating until well blended.

Spread the the cookie dough in prepared pan. Pour the brownie mixture over the dough. Using a knife, swirl the mixtures together. Bake until the edges start to pull away from sides of the pan, 40 minutes. Let cool in the pan for 1 hour. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours. Cut into bars.


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I thought they were a little dry, but that was probably my fault. I left them in the oven about 5 minutes longer because I was afraid they might not be done (don't do that). I also used a family size brownie mix. Other than that I followed the recipe exactly and served them at our SuperBowl party. Everyone loved them! I will definitely make them again. I love Paula Deen's recipes and always search hers first. item not reviewed by moderator and published
OMG ! THE BEST ! Everyone will love them! Make them today! I did add nuts to the chocolate brownie batter and i used a family size box of fudge brownies. Enjoy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is the best brownie I have ever tasted. I've made them several times for different events and always get asked for the recipe. Add nuts to the brownie mix and it takes it up a level. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very good next time I will add a layer of nuts. I saw this on the paula deen show I made them that way which also used a fourth of a cup of water in the brownie mix. Turned out great!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made these as is and were great, but then in a pinch one day did a short cut-Brought premade chocolate chip dough from dairy case and a brownie mix. put peanut butter cups on top of the cookie dough and then poured the brownie mix on. Excellant!!!!! Other items I have added are peanut butter chips , cut up snicker bars, andes thin mints, hershey bars, coconut/ pecans and mini chips. Always a big hit !!! Thanks Paula. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Truely decadent! Paula put the chocolate chips in between the layers, which I did. It made for easier spreading of the cookie dough in the pan. After reading the reviews, I decided not to search for a 6.5 oz. brownie mix, which I do think is a typo. I used a 19.5 oz. mix and followed what was on the box for oil, water and egg. The brownies came out delicious! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for my family, and also neighbors, friends, they all loved it, its makes a lot, you can add coconut, or toffee etc.. its a keeper item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was a tasty cookie bar recipe, but make sure you cut them into bite sized squares because it is definately rich! Also, I couldn't find the 6.5 oz brownies either; I used a 19.5 oz box & they turned out just fine! The only difference in measurements was the recipe states to use 1/3 c oil & the brownie box states using 1/2 c oil. The recipe still turned out delicious w/o the hassle of trying to find a 6.5 oz brownie mix! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these brownie bars they were awesome just a little sweet lol but thats what I love so I would make these all the time for every event that we had. I made them for the upcoming Memorial day weekend and they are already gone from the family members already here. So I am going to make some more. Thanks Paula Deen :- item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is the first of Paula's recipes that I didn't love. They are tasty but definitely not great. Also for the life of me I could not find a 6.5 oz brownie mix even after looking at three stores. For the effort and calories I will stick to another recipe next time. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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