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Chocolate Chip Bars

Rated as 4.35 out of 5 Stars

"'People are always surprised when I tell them these sweet treats sweet treats come from the microwave,' notes Shirley Glaab of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. 'Chockfull of chocolate chips, the bars are especially good served with a big glass of cold milk.'"
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Ingredients

15 m servings
Original recipe yields 18 servings

Directions

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Add egg, milk and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture. Stir in 1/2 cup chocolate chips and walnuts. Spread into a greased 8-in. square microwave-safe dish. Sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 5 minutes or until bars test done, rotating a quarter turn every minute. Cool before cutting.

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This recipe turned out great, however I did bake them in the oven. I was concerned they would turn out dry as others had shared. I followed the recipe exactly. I baked them at 375 for approx ...

Most helpful critical review

I made these in the oven at 375 for 15-20 minutes and when I went to cut into them they were still not done... I probably won't make this recipe again.

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This recipe turned out great, however I did bake them in the oven. I was concerned they would turn out dry as others had shared. I followed the recipe exactly. I baked them at 375 for approx ...

My daughter made this recipe for her 4-H microwave cookes & won Champion! We did make a few changes...we cooked them at 50% power for 10-12min. They baked up perfect & moist. We also took a s...

This is a quick and easy alternative to chocolate chip cookies, and is a wonderful recipe. I added about 1/4 cup of creamy peanut butter to make them chocolate chip peanut butter bars, and put t...

My sweet tooth was acting up on a Sunday evening & I had the fixings for chocolate chip cookies. I did not want to hang out in the kitchen for an hour baking sheet cookies & was intrigued by th...

Please follow Pam's advice here! Add 1/4 c peanut butter to the batter (when you're creaming the butter and sugar), then bake about 11 minutes on 50% power. I used mini chocolate chips and added...

These were great!! Sure they didn't brown like they would have if they were baked in an over, but for a great, quick snack I would definitly make these again. I followed the recipe completely ...

These were okay. I don't know if it's because I put them in the oven, as another reviewer suggested, but these came out way too cakey. They tasted good, yes, but not great... I wasn't blown away...

These were great! I did add 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter and cook at 50% for 11 minutes as suggested by other reviewers. I also made this in a round pan to avoid overdone corners. This recipe...

Good option when you don't have much time. Tastes good but are more cake-like than cookie-like. Also, had a bit of an issue getting it evenly cooked (maybe just my microwave) but still good even...