bar cookie

noun

Definition of bar cookie

: a sweetened baked good that is made from a dough, is typically denser than cake, and is cut into a rectangular or square shape Combine chocolate with peanut butter, add some nourishing oats, and you have a great-tasting bar cookie to take to Little League games or office parties …— Donna Segal

Examples of bar cookie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Butterscotch Toffee Bars: Toffee bits and toasted nuts give a salty-sweet bite to these easy bar cookies. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, "Out of Butter, Eggs, Flour, Or Milk? Here's What You Can Bake Without Essential Ingredients," 1 Apr. 2020 Now, a break from the news Cook: Bittersweet brownie shortbread layers two treats in one bar cookie. Priya Arora, New York Times, "Coronavirus, Syria, Ben Affleck: Your Wednesday Briefing," 19 Feb. 2020 Cranberry Ecstasy Bars These bar cookies are dead ringers for Starbucks’ Cranberry Bliss Bars, and are a perfect alternative dessert for Thanksgiving. oregonlive, "16 Thanksgiving cranberry recipes that put sauce out of a can to shame," 23 Nov. 2019 These bar cookies have the satisfying texture and heft of a brownie, but a wonderful butterscotch flavor. Katie Workman, NBC News, "Need a Sunday dinner idea? Try this fall-apart roasted pork shoulder with rosemary, mustard and garlic," 25 Jan. 2020 Cranberry Ecstasy Bars These bar cookies are dead ringers for Starbucks’ Cranberry Bliss Bars, and are a perfect alternative dessert for Thanksgiving. oregonlive, "16 Thanksgiving cranberry recipes that put sauce out of a can to shame," 23 Nov. 2019 Cranberry Ecstasy Bars These bar cookies are dead ringers for Starbucks’ Cranberry Bliss Bars, and are a perfect alternative dessert for Thanksgiving. oregonlive, "16 Thanksgiving cranberry recipes that put sauce out of a can to shame," 23 Nov. 2019 Cranberry Ecstasy Bars These bar cookies are dead ringers for Starbucks’ Cranberry Bliss Bars, and are a perfect alternative dessert for Thanksgiving. oregonlive, "16 Thanksgiving cranberry recipes that put sauce out of a can to shame," 23 Nov. 2019 This delicate bar cookie offers a pleasing mix of sweet and lightly tart flavors and homey qualities. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "14 Holiday Cookie Contest winning recipes, ahead of this year's Dec. 4 reveal," 29 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of bar cookie

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Bar cookie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bar%20cookie. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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