Candy Bar Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

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Slices of Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars topped with Ice cream in a White Plate
Candy Bars or chocolate bars?

These are the terms that divide us, my friends. North from South, Canadian from American, friend from foe.

Do you say candy bars or chocolate bars?

Here in Western Canada, it’s most certainly chocolate bars,  but as for the folks out in Eastern Canada, I cannot vouch for them. Any Easterner’s want to chime in on this debate?

In the States- at least the parts I have traveled to-  it’s almost always candy bars. If I happen to say the word “chocolate bar” I’m usually given a suspicious look.

If I spout the sentence “Can you please tell me where your chocolate bars are, eh?” I’ve completely given myself away. Three strikes, I’m a confirmed Canadian. (Can you name the three things in that sentence that are a dead Canadian give away?)

Ingredients needed in making Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars in skillet

My latest concoction for a skillet cookie brownie uses your choice of chocolate bars to mix into the brownie and was a fabulous dessert while we camped last weekend.

Ain’t nobody come between me and my desserts, not even the Great Outdoors.

I chose Twix, Rolos, Crispy Crunch and M&M’s to throw into this bad boy.

Twix, Rolos, Crispy Crunch and M&M's for Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

First, take the tube of cookie dough and press into the bottom of a 12 inch pre-seasoned cast iron skillet.

Prepare the brownie mix according to the package directions.

Add in the chopped up chocolate candy bars of your choice.

See what I did there? I made all my readers happy! Chocolate candy bars it is.

brownie mix with chopped up chocolate candy bars

Pour the brownie mixture onto the cookie dough and spread out evenly.

Bake in a 350 degree trailer oven or BBQ until the brownie is cooked, making sure to watch keep the cookie bottom away from direct flame underneath it. In the BBQ cook it on one side and have the flames on the other so the bottom of the cookie doesn’t get too dark.white plate with stack of chocolate chip cookie bars topped with ice cream

Let it cool until you can touch the cast iron skillet – a good 20 minutes outside – and then slice, top with ice cream and serve.

Guess what kind of ice cream I topped it with.

Hint: My favorite chocolate bar. Let’s see which of you remembers!

white plate with stack of chocolate chip cookie bars topped with ice cream

Enjoy the recipe everyone! It’s a fabulous concoction and I’m so glad I whipped it up this summer for camping!

Speaking of which, oh my word, are we ever running out of summer! I always have these great plans to do everything and go everywhere…and then the summer just gets away from me somehow.

I can’t complain, I’ve written a ton of recipes, we have been at the lake every weekend since June, I’ve canned food and I got in a visit to Calgary this past week to visit all my old friends back there.

I’ve never been so glad that I didn’t get around to letting the kids make their summer lists of what they want to do. That’s a stupid Pinterest idea if I have ever seen one. Talk about adding stress to your summer!

I would have been a complete Fail Mom as we haven’t done any of the usual activities, such as the museum or science centres that I am sure the kids would have put on their lists.

It’s been the Summer of Low Expectations. I love it that way.

Did you get everything checked off your summer list?

Love,

Karlynn

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Candy Bar Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Amazing skillet candy bar brownie chocolate chip cookie bar!
5 from 1 votes
white plate with stack of chocolate chip cookie bars topped with ice cream
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Total Time
30 minutes
Course
Dessert
Cuisine
Bar
Servings
8
Calories
848
Author
Karlynn Johnston

Ingredients
 

  • 18 ounces box of brownie mix
  • 2 eggs (or according to brownie mix directions)
  • 2/3 cup oil (or according to brownie mix directions)
  • 1/4 cup water (or according to brownie mix directions)
  • 16.5 ounces tube premade cookie dough
  • 4-5 candy bars of your choice

Instructions
 

  • Take the tube of cookie dough and press into the bottom of a 12 inch pre-seasoned cast iron skillet. 
  • Prepare the brownie mix according to the package directions. 
  • Add in the chopped up chocolate candy bars of your choice. 
  • Pour the brownie mixture onto the cookie dough and spread out evenly. 
  • Bake in a 350 degree trailer oven or BBQ until the brownie is cooked, making sure to watch to keep the cookie bottom away from direct flame underneath it. In the BBQ cook it on one side and have the flames on the other so the bottom of the cookie doesn't get too dark. 
  • Let it cool until you can touch the cast iron skillet -a good 20 minutes outside-and then slice, top with ice cream and serve.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional values may vary.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 8g, Calories: 848kcal, Carbohydrates: 103g, Protein: 7g, Fat: 44g, Saturated Fat: 11g, Cholesterol: 53mg, Sodium: 410mg, Potassium: 47mg, Sugar: 69g, Vitamin A: 90IU, Vitamin C: 0.2mg, Calcium: 36mg, Iron: 3.6mg

All calories and info are based on a third party calculator and are only an estimate. Actual nutritional info will vary with brands used, your measuring methods, portion sizes and more.

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Karlynn Johnston

I’m a busy mom of two, wife & cookbook author who loves creating fast, fresh meals for my little family on the Canadian prairies. Karlynn Facts: I'm allergic to broccoli. I've never met a cocktail that I didn't like. I would rather burn down my house than clean it. Most of all, I love helping YOU get dinner ready because there's nothing more important than connecting with our loved ones around the dinner table!

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  1. Mark Wicklund says

    And here I thought smores were the bomb. Silly me

  2. Jcandy says

    I love chocolates and try different recipes with them every weekend. Thanks for sharing. I am gonna try this one and share my experience with you.

  3. JustSomeSaltandPepper says

    This sounds AMAZING! I’m from the states – Massachusetts – and I’m trying to think about what I say. I think I’ve done both!

    • thekitchenmagpie says

      JustSomeSaltandPepper This is some pretty serious chocolate love 😉 Both eh? You must have a little Canadian in you 😉

  4. lambsearshoney says

    Well – you said “Please” & “Eh” and asked for a chocolate bar as opposed to candy!

    This is a very wicked looking recipe and a luscious looking photo – I want some. NOW!

    • thekitchenmagpie says

      lambsearshoney You got them all 😉 The typical Canadian stereotypes!

  5. red2boys says

    KitchenMagpie You just keep raising the BAR!! Looks delish.

    • KitchenMagpie says

      red2boys LOVE the play on words! I love making crazy fabulous combo desserts! Are you a “candy” or “chocolate” bar girl? Which do you say?

      • red2boys says

        KitchenMagpie Can I be both?!!! It’s kinda weird I love choc desserts, like brownies, but I’m not crazy about just plain choc cake? Strange

      • red2boys says

        KitchenMagpie Haha, didn’t realize I had a play on words, honestly. I just remembered your last cookie desserts & this 1 is just as awesome

        • thekitchenmagpie says

           @red2boys Well, good job on the accidental play on words!

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