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[Cookie Elf File #268] Can’t Get Enough Bars Live Up to Their Name
October 09, 2018
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Feature: Can’t Get Enough Bars - They Live Up to Their Name

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Can’t Get Enough Bars (also known as Can’t Leave Alone Bars) are a simple and easy. The cookie recipe was first published in Quick Cooking magazine in 2001. The bar cookies are true to their name – people cannot eat just one and leave them alone – and their popularity caught on quickly. When made for a gathering, potluck, party, or just dessert, these bar cookies are the first to go.

The recipe is constructed in 3 layers, with the bottom and top layers made of the same mixture – and a cake mix at that. The middle layer, made of melted chocolate, is poured over the crust. The recipe calls for just 6 ingredients.

Prep time: about 15-20 minutes
Bake time: 20-25 minutes
Makes about 3 dozen bars

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