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Easy Cookie Brittle

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"These easy and buttery cookie bars require only 5 ingredients and take just minutes to make. Perfect for potlucks or snacks, these are loved by everyone."
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1 h 35 m servings 228
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen bars)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a 15x10-inch baking pan with aluminum foil; spray aluminum foil layer with cooking spray.
  2. Beat butter and sugar together with an electric mixer until light and fluffy; gradually beat in flour until combined. Fold 3/4 cup chocolate chips and 3/4 cup peanut butter chips into dough. Press dough into the prepared pan; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup chocolate chips and 1/4 cup peanut butter chips.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 25 minutes. Cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove brittle by lifting aluminum foil out of pan and transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Cut into 24 bars.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 228 calories; 12.7 25.7 3.6 20 80 Full nutrition

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Great name for the recipe, it's a cookie with a brittle taste to it. Very easy. I did not have the exact amount of the PB chips so I used brittle chips on top with mini chips. Very cute. I'd...

My mom has a recipe just like this and it's a classic. Add a tsp of salt and a 1.5 tsp of vanilla. Also sub out peanut butter chips for nuts. Easy to whip up.

Shortbread texture

Amazingly delicious! I used dark chocolate chips and salted caramel chips. Also added 1tsp salt and 1-1/2tsp vanilla per another reviewer’s recommendation. Very easy and love that there are no e...