Types of Cookie Dough to Use for Bar Cookies
You can use chocolate chip cookie dough to make bars instead of individual cookies to save time. But you might be wondering: Does it work with other kinds of cookie dough, too? Learn what kinds of cookie dough you can use to make easy bar cookies.
How to Make Bar Cookies with Cookie Dough
Most drop cookies can be made into bars. Generally a cookie recipe that yields 36 to 42 cookies will make perfect bars when baked in a 13x9-inch pan. Bake bars at the same temperature as cookies, but increase baking time, usually to about 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center of the bars tells you the bars are done.