Classic cookie bars: Chunky chocolate cookie squares (1987)

Chunky chocolate cookie squares - Vintage recipe from Sep 1987

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Chunky chocolate cookie squares (1987)

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Chunky chocolate cookie squares (1987)

Yield: 24
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 2-1/2 cup unsifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup Karo light or dark corn syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 8 ounces Bakers semi-sweet chocolate


  1. Mix flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  2. In large bowl with mixer at medium speed, beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
  3. Slowly beat in corn syrup, then egg and vanilla. 
  4. Beat in flour mixture until blended. 
  5. Stir in pecans and half the chocolate chunks.
  6. Spread evenly in ungreased 15-1/2- by 10-1/2- by 1-inch pan.
  7. Sprinkle remaining chocolate on top.
  8. Bake in 350 (F) oven 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
  9. Cool on rack.
  10. Cut into 2-1/2-inch squares.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 237Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 170mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 1gSugar: 23gProtein: 2g

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