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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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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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1938, in the meaning defined above

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