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M&M's Valentine's Day Cookie Bars

Valentine's Day Cookie Bars - this festive cookie bar recipe is absolutely delicious and loaded with chocolate chips and red, white, and pink M&M's.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cookie Bars, Valentine's Day Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 18 -36 depending on size cut
Calories 315 kcal


  • 2 sticks of butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup firmly packed golden brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups Valentine's M&M's plus more for topping
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips plus more for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a 9x13 aliminum cake pan with foil, leave some overhang to make removal easier.

  3. Spray foil generously with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar together until fluffy.
  5. Add in eggs and vanilla extract and continue to beat.
  6. Lower speed of mixer and add flour, baking soda and salt and mix until combined.
  7. Add M&M's and mini chocolate chips and give a final stir, reserving some M&M's and mini chocolate chips for topping cookie bars.
  8. Transfer cookie dough to prepared baking dish.
  9. Press additional M&M'S and white chocolate chips into top of cookie dough.
  10. Bake 35 to 40 minutes on middle rack of oven.

  11. Let cool completely and cut.
Nutrition Facts
M&M's Valentine's Day Cookie Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 315 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 176mg8%
Potassium 49mg1%
Carbohydrates 58g19%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 40g44%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 101IU2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.