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 Get The Recipe 27 of 30 Buttery Pineapple Crumble Bars Instead of the usual upside down cake, try these cheery bar cookies that are made with fresh pineapple and plenty of butter. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 2 Feb. 2024 Get The Recipe 07 of 30 Coconut Cheesecake Squares Like a cross between cheesecake and coconut cream pie, this plate of creamy bar cookies will disappear faster than the Easter bunny. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 2 Feb. 2024 For sweet rolls, cakes, bar cookies, and crispy rice treats, these recipes are a cinch to make and to share with a crowd. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 Jan. 2024 It’s put together as a pie with layers like a bar cookie for a look that’s impressive but simple to pull off. Genevieve Ko, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Nov. 2023 This is a variation of my grandmas seven layer bar cookie recipe that has been a favorite in the midwest for years. Nik Pugmire, Southern Living, 12 Nov. 2023 No-bake Pistachio Bars combine chocolate and pistachio for a festive-colored, easy-to-make bar cookie. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 Oct. 2023 These ooey-gooey treats taste like a twist between blackberry cobbler and a bar cookie. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 13 Oct. 2023 Fun fact: this was the first bar cookie recipe ever featured in Southern Living Magazine. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 13 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bar cookie was in 1938

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“Bar cookie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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