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

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Nutty tahini adds a layer of complexity to this classic bar cookie and marries beautifully with dark chocolate chunks — a match made in heaven, with each encouraging the other to shine. Kari Sonde, Washington Post, "Tahini isn’t just for hummus. Here are 10 recipes to use up that jar.," 12 Aug. 2019 To prevent bar cookies from crumbling, always cool them in the pan before cutting. Good Housekeeping, "Troubleshooting Your Cookie Problems," 17 Mar. 2015 Instead of apple, try pear pie, muffins, cake, bar cookies, quick breads, salads, even a big Dutch Baby pancake. Debbie Arrington, sacbee, "If you like apples, just wait till you taste these pear recipes," 17 Oct. 2017 Nothing’s easier than a bar cookie, and nothing’s more fun than getting to use your imagination. Anna Thomas Bates, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Kitchen Sink Bars," 25 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of bar cookie

1938, in the meaning defined above

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