Thursday, March 07, 2013

Making Procrastination Bars

Recipe for Procrastination Bars* 
(AKA Chocolate Chip Cookie Squares)

For that couch date in your near future.


1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. brown sugar, packed
1/4 c. sugar
1 egg
1 t. vanilla
1 c. flour
1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1 c. chocolate chips
1/2 c. chopped walnuts


1. In a medium sized bowl, cream butter with brown sugar.

2. Add white sugar and cream again.

3. Add egg and vanilla and beat well.

4. Measure in flour, sod, and salt. Stir until well blended.

5. Add chips and nuts, stirring to combine.

6. Scrape into greased 9x9" pan.

7. Bake in 350° oven for 25-30 minutes until set and a nice brown color.

8. When cool cut into squares.

*When we were college, I always made these when I should have been studying. Hence the name "Procrastination Bars."  When the kids were smaller, I made them same "Pro-Cras-Tin-Ation" if they wanted to eat one.