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Patriotic Cookie Bars

Patriotic Cookie Bars

  • Author: Kim Seghers
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 16 bars


Show your pride for America with these easy Patriotic Cookie Bars. They’re the perfect festive treat to serve at any 4th of July party or summer picnic.


  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 12 vanilla sandwich cookies, crushed and divided
  • 1 cup patriotic candy corn, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 350 and line a square baking pan with aluminum foil. Spray the foil with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Add butter, brown sugar and vanilla to a mixing bowl. Stir well. Add egg and stir well. Reserve 1/3 cup crushed cookies and add the remaining to the batter. Mix well. Mix in flour until just combined.
  3. Reserve 1/3 cup candy corn and add the remaining to the batter. Stir well.
  4. Press dough into prepared pan with your fingers or the back of a spoon. Spread evenly.
  5. Sprinkle reserved cookies and candy corn on top. Gently press into the dough.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until center is set.
  7. Let cool completely before removing bars from pan. Peel foil away and cut into bars.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

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