Oh boy, do I have a little bit of Heaven on earth in this recipe.  Chocolate chip cookie bars.  With a cake mix.  No kidding.  So very, very good and gooey and yummy and chocolatey.  The simplicity of this recipe is going to knock you over… its just a few ingredients that you might already have on hand!  Think of the possibilities… M&M’s, peanut butter chips, peanut butter and chocolate chips, butterscotch chips…. you’re welcome.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars via Mini Van Dreams #recipes #easyrecipes

Calories 302 kcal
Chef Julia


  • 1 boxed yellow cake mix
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2-3 Tablespoons water
  • 5 Tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips or M&M's, peanut butter chips, etc


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Grease a 9 x 13" baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. In large bowl, combine cake mix, egg, and butter together.
  4. Fold in chocolate chips.
  5. At this point, depending on how the dough is, you might need to add 2-3 Tablespoons of water to get it to a thick, cookie-dough-like consistency.
  6. With wet hands, spread the cookie batter evenly in the baking dish.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes at 350.
  8. Allow to cool completely prior to cutting.
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 302 Calories from Fat 121
% Daily Value*
Fat 13.4g21%
Saturated Fat 6.7g42%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 26.6mg9%
Sodium 305.8mg13%
Potassium 0mg0%
Carbohydrates 43.9g15%
Fiber 0.3g1%
Sugar 27.3g30%
Protein 2.3g5%
Vitamin A 0IU0%
Vitamin C 0mg0%
Calcium 0mg0%
Iron 0mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

9 Comments on Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

  1. going to pin this and TRY this…that is if I don’t mess it up, LOL. IT sure looks divine.

  2. My family would absolutely love these cookie bars. I have pinned so that I can make them one day soon. I love cooking new treats for my family. I’m Deanna from Gloriously Made (http://gloriouslymade.blogspot.com) and am one of the co hosts from Tasty Tuesday last week. I love your blog and am following you through bloglovin, twitter, and google plus. I’d love for you to visit my blog sometime and follow if you’d like.
    Hope you have a great night,

  3. Just made them for a picnic. YUM! They are so quick and easy to make! The butter makes them really moist. This will definitely become a regular. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Awesome! Glad you liked them! My son has dubbed them “Chocolate Chip Yellow Brownie Cookies” so I might have to change the name… LOL.

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