Mini Egg Cookie Bars

A Yummy Mini Egg & Chocolate Chip Cookie Traybake perfect for Easter.. Mini Egg Cookie Bars are my new Favourite!

SO, today is the second day of March. This year Easter is quite late in comparison to last year, but that isn’t stopping me… HELLO EASTER RECIPES! Honestly, I won’t only be doing Easter related recipes up until the big day, but I felt like posting this one now as its so good. I made this one the other day on a whim because I had bought what felt like a bucket load of Mini Eggs, and my boyfriend and I were both craving some.

I based this delicious treat off of my Rolo Cookie Bars and Oreo Cookie Bars recipes because they were so successful. You can always make this into a Chocolate Cookie Traybake by using my M&M Cookie Bars recipe, but as I will be posting Easter Brownies this year I thought that doing a normal cookie would be better.

I absolutely ADORE Easter Baking. Like I love it just as much as Christmas Baking which says a lot really. My No-Bake Mini Egg Cheesecake recipe and my Mini Egg Fudge recipe were so so so successful last year that I knew you guys would love this one. I would happily make things all Mini Egg related it I could, but I feel like I need to buy cheaper chocolate because Mini Eggs aren’t actually the cheapest things ever!

These delicious beauties, like my Oreo Cookie Bars, needed less time in the oven in comparison to the Rolo Cookie Bars as they isn’t as much gooeyness in them. I prefer mine softer compared to crisper so I did mine for 22 minutes and they were ideal! I’m not even exaggerating when I say I want to make these again and again as they’re the perfect mix between Blondie/Cookie/Brownie and delicious Mini Egg heaven. I hope you love these as much as I did, enjoy!! x

This recipe makes 16 Cookie Bars!

Ingredients

– 275g Plain Flour
– 1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
– 1/2tsp Salt
– 1tbsp Cornflour
– 115g Unsalted Butter/Stork
– 55g Granulated Sugar
– 135g Light Brown Sugar
– 1 Medium Egg, beaten
– 1/2tsp Vanilla Bean Extract
– 3x 90g Bags of Mini Eggs
– 100g Milk Chocolate Chips

Method

1) Preheat your oven to 190C/170C Fan and line a 9x9inch Square Tin with parchment paper, and leave to the side for now.

2) Whisk/Mix the Plain Flour, Bicarbonate, Salt and Cornflour together so its evenly distributed – leave to the side.

3) In a larger bowl, melt the butter. Add in the two sugars, and whisk for about 2 minutes so the sugar starts to dissolve and the mixture is smooth. Add in the Egg and the Vanilla, and whisk again briefly till smooth. (I used an electric whisk)

4) Add in the Dry Ingredients, the Mini Eggs (apart from a handful), and the Chocolate Chips and mix with a spatula till a thick cookie dough is formed.

5) Press the mixture into the bottom of the tin and press in the handful of Mini Eggs into the top for decoration. Bake the traybake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, until the top of the cookie bake looks ‘dry’!

6) Leave the cookie bake to cool for about 10 minutes, then leave to cool fully on a wire rack. Cut the bake into 4×4 for decent sizes, or 5×5 for smaller ones! Enjoy!

Tips and Ideas

If you don’t want to use Mini Eggs you can use M&Ms, Smarties, or anything chocolatey. I wouldn’t advise using Creme Eggs though because it will just turn into a sloppy mess! You could use caramel eggs, but they might need 5 minutes longer in the oven if they ooze everywhere.

These delicious beings will last in an airtight container for up to 5 days, but honestly, they’ll be eaten before then.

Try Microwaving them when they’ve cooled if you want a gooey cookie, or even add a scoop of ice cream!

ENJOY!

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21 Comments

  • Reply Betty March 20, 2017 at 9:52 am

    oh. my. gosh.
    Stop it, stop it right now.
    I want ALL of these in and around my mouth.
    You domestic goddess, you.
    Betty x
    The Betty Stamp

  • Reply Rachel Murray March 6, 2017 at 9:50 am

    Bookmarked this recipe for later, thank you!

  • Reply Danielle Wilde March 6, 2017 at 8:37 am

    Eeeek! I am so making these today, they look amazing! I made your chocolate orange cheesecake last weekend, the m&m traybake yesterday and I cannot get enough! (I am 6 months pregnant though so have an excuse….I think so anyway!!) Trying to pick just one of your recipes at a time is the issue! They are all amazing!
    Keep up the excellent work! You’ve revamped my baking joys!! Xx

    • Reply Jane's Patisserie March 6, 2017 at 5:39 pm

      Awwww well congratulations on the baby, cake is the perfect thing to be doing! I hope you love these if you do actually make them! Thank you and good luck! xx

  • Reply Kyl March 5, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    Made these today and they turned out amazingly well, timings were spot on and the taste was delicious- so moreish.

    We’ve already added the recipe to our favourites but next time are going to experiment with white choc chips instead as I think this will perfectly offset the mini eggs!

    • Reply Jane's Patisserie March 6, 2017 at 5:39 pm

      Oooh thats AMAZING! I am so so glad! These are definitely some of my new favourites.

  • Reply heyyo March 4, 2017 at 8:33 pm

    omg! these look great but whenever i make cookies and cake they tend to be quite eggy i don’t know what it is but i can’t fidure out why?

    • Reply Jane's Patisserie March 6, 2017 at 6:58 am

      It might be that you’re not mixing them correctly? Or I hate to say it.. using the wrong size? I’ve never experienced an eggy tasting cookies or cakes before but I’ve heard it can be the mixing isn’t correct in the first place? X

  • Reply Laura March 2, 2017 at 7:24 pm

    I love Easter and Christmas baking the most too. There is something extra special about it I think. And I’m a sucker for novelty sweets. These look like the perfect Easter treat 🙂

    • Reply Jane's Patisserie March 2, 2017 at 9:05 pm

      Ooh thank you! Easter & christmas are just delicious times of the year ahah!

  • Reply Leanne March 2, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    Hi Jane

    These look yummy! Do you think you could replace the plain white flour a gluten free version like for like?

    Thanks!
    Leanne.

    • Reply Jane's Patisserie March 2, 2017 at 9:06 pm

      You’d have to try it as you go… this mixture is very thick and has to be like pushed into the tray. I often find GF flour means you need more? It might just end up quite gooey! x

      • Reply Leanne March 3, 2017 at 9:58 am

        Thank you, will give it a go! x

  • Reply Kayleigh March 2, 2017 at 4:24 pm

    Oooh yum these look delicious! I can’t wait till Easter, I’m definitely going to be doing lots of baking this Easter for the family 🙂

    Kayleigh | anenthusiasmfor.blogspot.co.uk

  • Reply Holly March 2, 2017 at 12:03 pm

    Yum! I’m getting a new kitchen fitted next week and it should all be done by Easter. I’ve decided this is going to be my first Easter recipe that I cook in my new kitchen! xx

  • Reply Helen Ludlow March 2, 2017 at 10:55 am

    These sound amazing. This week I found some Galaxy Golden eggs which are galaxy chocolate with crunchy caramel rolled in gold. Thought they may look great with specks of gold showing through but do you think they will be ok to use bearing in mind your comments on using creme eggs

    • Reply Jane's Patisserie March 2, 2017 at 12:57 pm

      Yeah they’d be fine, but might make it need longer in the oven as they can melt and ooze everywhere! X

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