Gooey Chocolate Chip Sandwich Bars… Cookies for Kids’ Cancer Cookbook

September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness month, and today I’m sharing some Gooey Chocolate Chip Sandwich Bars. What do these goodies have to do with cancer? The Gooey Chocolate Chip Sandwich Bars come from the “Cookies For Kids Cancer: Best Bake Sale Cookbook.” I’m giving away 3 copies of this fabulous book– see the details at the end of this post…

The Cookies for Kids’ Cancer cookbook provides directions on how to hold a bake sale, signage, and lots of recipes and photos. The best part? All of the author’s royalties go directly to help fight pediatric cancer by funding research into new treatments and a cure. Author Gretchen Holt-Witt founded cookiesforkidscancer.org in 2007 when her two-year old son Liam was diagnosed with pediatric cancer. A few years and a few hundred thousand cookies and bake sales later, this charity has raised millions of dollars to help fun new pediatric cancer treatments. Kids helping kids… I like that.

These are slab cookies. Made in one pan and lifted out as a slab. Love that word- slab. Slab. Slab. (sorry)

They’re a little chocolatey.  SOOO good right out of the pan and warm and gooey, but rather hard to cut.  It’s best to chill them and them cut them neatly.  If you’re into being neat.

So let’s talk about the makeup of these bars.  They’re basically chocolate chip- oatmeal cookie dough spread into the bottom of a pan, then topped with a gooey chocolate layer, then topped with more chocolate chip- oatmeal cookie dough.  Hungry?  Craving chocolate now?  Yeah, I thought so.

I love the sort of natural, rustic crackle look on the tops of the bars.  Gives you a lil’ peek that there is a gooey layer of chocolate hidden in the middle.

And there they are… my “neatly” cut Gooey Chocolate Chip Sandwich Bars.  Chocolate overload, if you like that sort of thing.  Good with milk, if you drink that stuff.  And perfect for a bake sale, where you’ll make big bucks to donate to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer.  I think it’s a great idea for kids to have bake sales for charity– showing them that it’s not all about making money for themselves to purchase their next Wii game or iTunes gift card or whatever.  There are things much more important in this world.

I’m giving away three copies of the Cookies for Kids’ Cancer cookbook, courtesy of Wiley Publishing and three OXO Good Grips Good Cookie Spatulas, courtesy of OXO.  This giveaway is open to anyone who has a mailing address in either the USA or CANADA. Three winners will be chosen via random.org on Sunday, October 2nd and will be contacted via email.  Each winner will receive a Cookies for Kids’ Cancer Cookbook and an OXO Good Grips Good Cookie Spatula.

This giveaway is now closed- randomly selected winners via random.org are commenters #174, 144 and 188.  Congratulations!

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Gooey Chocolate Chip Sandwich Bars

Yield: 32 bars

Prep Time: 30 min

Cook Time: 20 min

Ingredients:

GOOEY CHOCOLATE FILLING:
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
One 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

COOKIES:
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated white sugar
1 large egg
1 large egg yolk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned rolled oats
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon kosher salt
3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly butter a 9x13-inch pan with parchment paper, allowing enough overhang on the long side to lift the bars from the pan.

2. Prepare the gooey chocolate filling: Place the chocolate chips and condensed milk in a small saucepan over the lowest possible heat and cook, stirring constantly, until the chocolate has melted and the mixture has thickened, 3 to 5 minutes. Turn off the heat, add vanilla, and stir until smooth. Set aside to cool to room temperature.

3. Prepare the cookie dough: Place the butter and sugars in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Add the egg, egg yolk and vanilla. Beat well. Whisk together the flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. Add to the butter mixture. Beat until everything is well incorporated, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed. Stir in the chocolate chips.

4. Prepare the bars: Using half of the batch of cookie dough, place dollops into the prepared pan and press down lightly to even it out. Pour the cooled chocolate mixture over the dough and then add small dollops of the remaining dough on top. Don't worry if the dollops don't completely cover the chocolate mixture. Just spread it together as much as you can, and let some chocolate peek through.

5. Bake until lightly browned, 20 to 25 minutes. Set aside to cool completely, then cut into 32 bars.

Tips:

*These are easiest to cut when they have chilled for a while. You'll be able to get nice, clean cuts when they're firmer, then they'll soften up a bit when they're at room temperature again.

Source: RecipeGirl.com (Adapted slightly from the Cookies for Kids' Cancer Cookbook)

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235 Responses to “Gooey Chocolate Chip Sandwich Bars… Cookies for Kids’ Cancer Cookbook”

  1. 1

    HollySharp — September 29, 2011 @ 4:05 AM

    I LOVE snickerdoodles … I’m a huge chocolate fan, but a homemade snickerdoodle wins me over every time!

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    Ron W — September 29, 2011 @ 4:22 AM

    These look incredible. Gooey, chocolate, yumminess! Thanks for sharing. Love your site.

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    Lauren at Keep It Sweet — September 29, 2011 @ 4:26 AM

    Those bars look unbelievable! I’d be looking for cookies at a bake sale.

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    Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga — September 29, 2011 @ 4:40 AM

    Lori these look fabulous! I love oatmeal cookies AND choc chip cookies AND bars AND chocolate. You have combined my four major food groups into one recipe. Perfect!

    And your photography is some of your best ever in this post. LOVELY!

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    lisa@ nailed it — September 29, 2011 @ 5:14 AM

    these look amazing!!! if i were to find myself in a bake sale I’d hope to find some really tart lemon squares!

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    Heather — September 29, 2011 @ 5:18 AM

    Looks delish! Brownies with icing would be my bake sale item!

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    Jeanne ODonnell — September 29, 2011 @ 5:39 AM

    Usually some kind of cookie….i love cookies!

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    Francesca — September 29, 2011 @ 5:42 AM

    My favorite baked good….cookies! I love chocolate chip cookies! I also love brownies. I’m a chocoholic…very hard to choose! :)

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    Becky — September 29, 2011 @ 5:50 AM

    Brownies!!!!

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    Emilie — September 29, 2011 @ 6:07 AM

    My favorite bake sale baked good are magic bars-that graham cracker crust with the sweetened condensed milk is just so delicious!

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    Maria — September 29, 2011 @ 6:29 AM

    Such a great cause! I’d be looking for cupcakes!

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    Erin — September 29, 2011 @ 6:58 AM

    My favorite treat at a bake sale is a good chocolate chip cookie. A ooie-gooie chocolate chip cookie.
    I love that you are supporting this cause. My husband lost his sister to cancer at the age of 11. He also lost his mother to cancer too.

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    kayceebeebee — September 29, 2011 @ 7:14 AM

    Apple bars!

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    Michele (@AMushroomQueen) — September 29, 2011 @ 7:24 AM

    Mercy L you sure no how to make the mouth water with these delicious looking cookies.. Great cause helping kids with cancer, kudos!

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    franticfoodie — September 29, 2011 @ 7:24 AM

    I want these! I am always up for any type of cookie

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    Caitlin R. — September 29, 2011 @ 7:25 AM

    This is an awesome recipe, awesome book and awesome cause! Thank you for posting!

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    Anne — September 29, 2011 @ 7:33 AM

    It’s hard to say “no” to a baked good of any kind…but I’m a sucker for rice krispie treats!

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    Gwyn — September 29, 2011 @ 7:36 AM

    I am a sucker for brownies!! The book looks great

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    Linda K — September 29, 2011 @ 7:42 AM

    I love chocolate chip cookies so that is usually the first thing I look for at a bake sale.

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    kimz — September 29, 2011 @ 7:43 AM

    Holy moly, that looks delicious. Cookies and brownies are all well and good, but when I go to a bake sale, I love to find a good whoopie pie!!

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    Sara — September 29, 2011 @ 7:53 AM

    I love peanut butter cookies. Especially peanut butter kiss cookies. Yum.

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    Dana B — September 29, 2011 @ 8:06 AM

    response from my 7 yo: Oh! That looks yummy!!! That would also be good for my loose tooth! :) I must say I agree on the yummy :) great cause, too. hate cancer :(

  23. 23

    Rebecca — September 29, 2011 @ 8:08 AM

    Favorite baked good?! How can I pick?! I think I’ll have to say really chocolaty brownies.

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    Jackie — September 29, 2011 @ 8:10 AM

    When I go to a bake sale I am looking and buying brownies!! If they have frosting that is the best!!

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    Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray — September 29, 2011 @ 8:23 AM

    I baked these a couple of months ago as a get-well baked good! They were a big success, and you’re so right–an ooey, gooey slab of deliciousness. :)

    My favorite baked good to see at a sale has to be big, soft oatmeal raisin cookies. They’re friendly, portable (a major concern when you usually wind up eating what you buy while walking! Cupcakes are just messy, despite their yum factor), and classic.

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    Kimi — September 29, 2011 @ 8:24 AM

    I love bake sales!!!! There’s nothing like being able to purchase home made items……anything from rice krispy treats to brownies to cookies…..love, love, love a good bake sale and would do anything to support kids cancer!!!

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    Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray — September 29, 2011 @ 8:25 AM

    I just tweeted about the giveaway (via @chipchiphooray), too! :)

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    Erin — September 29, 2011 @ 8:32 AM

    My favorite baked good that I would hope to see at a bake sale is honestly, something just like this! I love gooey cookies, whether they are in cookie or bar form!

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    Erin — September 29, 2011 @ 8:33 AM

    I tweeted about the giveaway, great cause!

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    Sam H — September 29, 2011 @ 8:52 AM

    I am such a sucker for HUGE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES! Only when soft however… mmmmmmmmmm.

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    Katrina — September 29, 2011 @ 8:53 AM

    Loooove these! The bars are mouthwatering to look at!

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    Sara M — September 29, 2011 @ 9:01 AM

    I love anything with frosting! brownies, cookies, cupcakes. You can’t go wrong!

  33. 33

    Kathryn — September 29, 2011 @ 9:12 AM

    I love peanut butter anything, and if it’s paired with oatmeal it’s even better!

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    Kathryn — September 29, 2011 @ 9:13 AM

    I posted on FB about this great giveaway – Hope I win a copy, but if not I’ll definitely have to buy one – I have a soft spot for cookies :)

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    Brooke @ Waiting to Rise — September 29, 2011 @ 9:18 AM

    If I was going to a bake sale…I love oatmeal chocolate chip cookies! And oreo truffles….those are what I would look for. Great give away!

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    Brooke @ Waiting to Rise — September 29, 2011 @ 9:19 AM

    And I just tweeted about this! =) Thanks again!

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    Amy — September 29, 2011 @ 9:26 AM

    I would definitely buy these at a bake sale. They look like winners.

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    Brooke @ Waiting to Rise — September 29, 2011 @ 9:27 AM

    I’m coming from your son’s blog….thanks for the giveaway!

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    sara — September 29, 2011 @ 9:28 AM

    These bar cookies look absolutely delectable! Yum yum yum, I definitely need to try them. :)

    My favorite baked good is brownies!

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    Deborah — September 29, 2011 @ 9:29 AM

    What a great book and a great cause!! I love cookie bars like these – super easy!! And my favorite bake sale good is probably cookies (or bars like these!)

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    Eat More Chocolate Joe — September 29, 2011 @ 10:19 AM

    Great cause and great cookies! I’m a little bit of a chocoholic so I really don’t have one single item that I would prefer over the others at a bake sale. My favorites only have one requirements…IT’S MADE OF CHOCOLATE!

    I am going to tweet this link out to our followers (@EMCjoe) and also post on our Facebook page (Facebook.com/EMCjoe). Keep up the good work and I look forward to continue following on Twitter!

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    Kristy H — September 29, 2011 @ 10:53 AM

    Lori,

    My favorite bake sale recipe would be, (hands down!), your peanut butter cookie dough brownies. They are too delicious to keep to ourselves. My kids can’t quit raving about them!

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    Laura — September 29, 2011 @ 11:12 AM

    First of all, these look delicious! If these were at a bake sale, I’d buy the whole pan from you! In all seriousness, I usually go for the chocolate chip cookies. = )

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    Lisa — September 29, 2011 @ 11:35 AM

    This looks amazing! I’ve been on a huge baking kick lately. I just keep giving it all away. I’ll have to make this. I love bake sales. I usually veer to the chocolate chip cookies or brownies. This is a great cause.

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    Sonia Rumzi — September 29, 2011 @ 11:37 AM

    Did you mention that it is a slab? Great post and wonderful recipe. My husband loves chocolate. I am making this. Thanks.

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    Meg @ Sweet Twist — September 29, 2011 @ 11:54 AM

    Normally I would say a large chewy chocolate chip cookie but I am now hoping for these bars.

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    Jenna H. — September 29, 2011 @ 11:56 AM

    I’m a traditionalist – I would look for a big chocolate chip cookie (no nuts) or a brownie (again, no nuts). Yum!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Joanie from CLBB — September 29, 2011 @ 12:21 PM

    Wooboy, I came to print off your Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownies recipe, and find this eye-popping chocolate slab o’cookie up at the top! Great cause, tho, and thanks for all the hip-padding you’re responsible for, too ;-)

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    Doreen — September 29, 2011 @ 12:38 PM

    For a bake sale I would make your sugar cookie bars. Which reminds me I have a bake sale coming up that I said I would participate in!! Thanks for making my life easier with your ideas!! From past experience, fresh apples, oranges, and bananas are good to have on hand as well for bake sales. (There are those “healthy” folks out there)!

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    Shirley — September 29, 2011 @ 12:56 PM

    I love soft pretzels with honey mustard. AND oatmeal cookies with butterscotch chips!

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    Shirley — September 29, 2011 @ 1:04 PM

    Shared this on Facebook!

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    Donna — September 29, 2011 @ 1:28 PM

    Brownies, I love brownies!

  53. 53

    Donna — September 29, 2011 @ 1:29 PM

    I shared on Facebook.

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    Autumn — September 29, 2011 @ 1:53 PM

    Black Friday cookies or rice krispies bars :)

  55. 55

    Autumn — September 29, 2011 @ 1:55 PM

    early Fall yard saling mornings I love to find hot apple cider and pumpkin muffins :)

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    Kari — September 29, 2011 @ 2:25 PM

    I’m a sucker for quick breads. Banana bread, pumpkin bread, zucchini bread – I love them all.

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    Brittany C. — September 29, 2011 @ 2:35 PM

    My favorite thing to buy at a bake sale would probably be a big, soft sugar cookie, with frosting of course. Or a really good chocolate chip cookie, and if it happened to be dipped in chocolate and then sprinkled with toffee or nuts, it wouldn’t hurt ;)

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    Nelly Rodriguez — September 29, 2011 @ 2:41 PM

    Favorite baked good? Brownies! Classic!

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    Treva Fendrick — September 29, 2011 @ 2:41 PM

    I love homemade ginger snaps and would buy them at any bake sale. since I can’t find one today, I went ahead and made some myself!

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    vballer — September 29, 2011 @ 2:42 PM

    brownies!!!

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    KJ in IA — September 29, 2011 @ 3:16 PM

    I always look for puppy chow or muddy buddies…whatever you want to call it. I don’t like to make it at home because I eat it all so a bake sale is the perfect place to get enough but not too much!

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    Liz (Little Bitty Bakes) — September 29, 2011 @ 5:45 PM

    Holy whoa, check out that chocolate! And I’m not even a crazy chocolate girl :) What a great cause – the bake sale cookbook – I love it! Hmm, if I were going to a bake sale, I’d have my eye on the cookies and bars… I never like buying cakes at bake sales, for whatever reason.

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    Kelly Sears — September 29, 2011 @ 5:46 PM

    The In-Laws are coming… The In-Laws are coming! All will be well with these bars (it’s okay if I stash 1/2 the pan in my nightstand, right?)

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    Amilia Nimblett — September 29, 2011 @ 6:35 PM

    I love baking cookies and bars and cupcakes! Really just everything. I think a good cupcake is just about the most delicious thing.

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    Jaima — September 29, 2011 @ 6:54 PM

    I’m a chocoholic but there is something about rice krispie treats when they are ooey and gooey that makes me steer away from the chocolate and straight for them! Ps-what a great cause!

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    Tracy — September 29, 2011 @ 7:16 PM

    From a bake sale? Some sort of great brownie with lots of chunks of nuts and chocolate in it.

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    Lois Muellner — September 29, 2011 @ 7:18 PM

    CHOCOLATE! Anything with chocolate covers my families wish list.
    Love the fact you are helping all of our precious children with this great cause which benefits our children and the sweet tooths of many. I will be happy to spread this news of this give away and charity with all my Facebook friends and my email friends. Thank you for your dedication and Blessings to your child.

  68. 68

    Tracy — September 29, 2011 @ 7:20 PM

    Tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/saladgoddess/status/119597117684715520 Great cause. Well done RecipeGirl and RecipeBoy!

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    Avril — September 29, 2011 @ 7:31 PM

    I love bake sales….pies, whole pies are such a treat to find and buy at a bake sale. :-)

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    Melissa — September 29, 2011 @ 8:07 PM

    I would be buying some gooey cinnamon rolls!

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    mary lynne — September 29, 2011 @ 8:07 PM

    I can never pass up a chocolate chip cookie! Although anything with peanut butter and chocolate will work too. What a great cookbook for such a good cause. If I don’t win, i’m buying it, and if I do win, I’ll donate the cost to the cause!

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    Melissa — September 29, 2011 @ 8:09 PM

    I tweeted this post!

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    Angie K. — September 29, 2011 @ 8:14 PM

    Definitely would buy some chocolate chip cookies and/or chocolate chocolate chocolate ! brownies.
    Thanks!

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    Angie K. — September 29, 2011 @ 8:16 PM

    https://twitter.com/#!/queenofthesnot/status/119611499491762176
    tweet!

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    Angie K. — September 29, 2011 @ 8:28 PM

    Left comment on Recipe Boy’s giveaway, too!

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    Sarah Lorde — September 29, 2011 @ 8:32 PM

    I love a good brownie

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    Sarah Lorde — September 29, 2011 @ 8:33 PM

    I entered your son’s giveaway

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    Rhea — September 29, 2011 @ 8:50 PM

    I hosted a breast cancer bake sale and I had the most fun making cake pop’s that looked like boobies. :) lol I think this is fabulous. My 2yo cousin is currently fighting neuroblastoma and I am always trying to help them raise money.

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    Rhea — September 29, 2011 @ 8:52 PM

    http://www.facebook.com/OhRheally/posts/287388507940659

    I posted it to my facebook that will go to twitter, too. Bonus!

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    Marie — September 29, 2011 @ 9:18 PM

    Yum! These look great! I love cookies of all kinds so that’s what I usually get at bake sales. I’d be inclined to pick oatmeal raisin as my favorite but I love cut outs too (those are hit or miss at bake sales though).

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    Amanda Thompson — September 29, 2011 @ 9:46 PM

    My favorite baked goods are brownies, followed closely by lemon bars!

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    emily — September 29, 2011 @ 10:03 PM

    Lemon Bars yum!

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    Kristen — September 29, 2011 @ 10:06 PM

    I’d go for chocolate chip cookies at a bake sale!

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    Nancy L — September 29, 2011 @ 10:50 PM

    I would go to a bake sale for Chocolate Chip cookies, of course!

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    Nancy L — September 29, 2011 @ 10:59 PM

    Tweeted about the great giveaway…Thanks!

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    Holiday Baker Man — September 30, 2011 @ 12:05 AM

    Too bad it’s difficult to lick the knife! These look great. Can’t wait to try them :)

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    Sasha @ The Procrastobaker — September 30, 2011 @ 12:25 AM

    LOVEEE the look of these, on the to make list for the imminent future! :)

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    Robin @ Simply Southern Baking — September 30, 2011 @ 2:28 AM

    These cookies are mouthwatering! I’d be looking for cookies and more cookies at a bake sale!

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    Robin @ Simply Southern Baking — September 30, 2011 @ 2:33 AM

    I retweeted your tweet about the giveaway.

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    k — September 30, 2011 @ 3:04 AM

    I’m going to make these for an open house at my daughter’s school next week!

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    barbara n — September 30, 2011 @ 3:27 AM

    I usually look for pies – since I have not perfected my own pie crust yet!

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    barbara n — September 30, 2011 @ 3:32 AM

    I left a comment on RecipeBoy.com and would love to win this cookbook!

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    Mama in Suburbia — September 30, 2011 @ 3:37 AM

    These look amazing, I can’t wait to make them! My favorite baked good would have to be ANYTHING with chocolate; cookies, cakes, pies…chocolate, chocolate, chocolate.

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    Angie — September 30, 2011 @ 3:56 AM

    My favorite would have to be any thing in cookie form ~ love cookies!! Chocolate chewies!! These look great!

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    Angie — September 30, 2011 @ 3:58 AM

    add I just tweeted too ~ Thanks !

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    Barbara — September 30, 2011 @ 4:28 AM

    Anything with Chocolate in it!!!!!!!

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    Cookies4kids — September 30, 2011 @ 5:01 AM

    I would be looking for anything chocolate. There is no greater reward than helping out kids!!!

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    Margie Visnick — September 30, 2011 @ 5:16 AM

    I love all baked goods, and what I would buy would probably depend on what I am craving that day! I love a good fudgy brownie, creamy lemon bars, or red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting.

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    Wendy — September 30, 2011 @ 5:20 AM

    As a buyer at a bake sale, I have a tendency to lean toward the well known items that are easily recognizable, as any child would do as well. We all seem wired to go for the familiar and cozy goods such as rice cripes squares, brownies, chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes or better known as the easy identifiable items or as my mother would say “old standbys”. I will always try a chocolate chip cookie as well just to make sure and validate mine are always better ? Sad I know but I do. I want to be more adult like and adventurous and daring in my purchases but somehow always end up with the same old things. Why is that? Are we creatures of habits? My thoughts… bake sales were always so much more fun as a kid and we gravitate to what our palates were at that time. Who knew what an Almond Pecan Florentine was or even Biscotti at the age. A lot can be said for memorable baked goods… ?

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    Cindy B. — September 30, 2011 @ 5:22 AM

    I would buy oatmeal raisin cookies, my favorite!

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    Cindy B. — September 30, 2011 @ 5:26 AM

    I tweeted and Facebook share this giveaway.

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    Carla Allsop — September 30, 2011 @ 5:27 AM

    These cookies sound awesome. I can’t wait to try them!

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    Tracey A — September 30, 2011 @ 5:46 AM

    Cookie bars like this! Decadent and gooey! Yummy and satisfying!
    Tracey

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    Valerie — September 30, 2011 @ 5:57 AM

    Chocolate chip cookies, no contest!!

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    Rene — September 30, 2011 @ 6:18 AM

    A friend of mine is a part of PCRF and to help raise money for them each year, we have bake sales at our office. We make all kinds of cookies, bars, and cupcakes. The people at the office are excited each year when we do this. I would make and/or buy Chocolate Chip Cookies. Your recipe above looks amazing.

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    Dana — September 30, 2011 @ 6:23 AM

    These look YUMMY! Can’t wait to try them.

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    Dana — September 30, 2011 @ 6:27 AM

    Added to my facebook…..always a good cause!

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    Kim W. — September 30, 2011 @ 6:33 AM

    Some type of bar, like the featured recipe!

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    Cindy A. — September 30, 2011 @ 6:36 AM

    Lady, you a speaking my language! I love a right out of the oven chocolatey treat. In my humble opinion, the messier the better. As for what I look for in a baked good… um, a fork. :D

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    Cindy A. — September 30, 2011 @ 6:41 AM

    I retweeted the giveaway (normawatson)

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    Cindy A. — September 30, 2011 @ 6:42 AM

    I also left a comment and entered your son’s giveaway. Thank you both so much! :)

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    heidi — September 30, 2011 @ 6:42 AM

    I would be looking for chocolate chip cookies. They are my favourite!

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    Pattie — September 30, 2011 @ 6:53 AM

    I would buy cookies or brownies!!

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    Andrea — September 30, 2011 @ 7:10 AM

    I will definitely be trying this recipe this weekend – it’s looks absolutely delicious! I would love to have this cookbook – if I don’t win, I think I’ll buy it -
    Thank you!

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    Robyn — September 30, 2011 @ 7:15 AM

    Cupcakes:)

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    Carol P. — September 30, 2011 @ 7:27 AM

    Oatmeal raisin cookies.

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    Sarah W — September 30, 2011 @ 7:28 AM

    I’m drooling from reading this post! I’d have to say frosted cutout sugar cookies are my all-time favorite, but really, any bake-sale item will do!

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    Juno — September 30, 2011 @ 7:47 AM

    Om my, these look so yummy! My favorite baked good would definitely be double chocolate chip cookies. What else would I pick, being a chocoholic :D

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    Lori Hensley — September 30, 2011 @ 7:49 AM

    I’m on my way to the grocery store to get the ingredients! – and if I see a bake sale – I would be buying cooking – just like these! I look for cookies or brownies – anything chocolate!

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    Jamie — September 30, 2011 @ 7:52 AM

    Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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    Lori Hensley — September 30, 2011 @ 7:56 AM

    I just posted on my Facebook page and included your website so people can find you and the awareness of the charity.

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    Diana Hawes — September 30, 2011 @ 8:09 AM

    My favorite purchase at a bake sale is either breads or pies…and of course cookies. Going to try this recipe as I am starving for CHOCOLATE right now.

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    Lisa M. — September 30, 2011 @ 8:17 AM

    These look fab! Love bar cookies! At a bake sale :….. always love anything cholocate &/or coconut, but then there’ peanut butter cookies, molasses cookies, the quick breads …. I normally buy 2 or 3 things — bake sales are supporting good causes and I’m getting fresh made goodies. Thanks for sharing this wonderfl recipe!

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    Margo Mayorga — September 30, 2011 @ 8:24 AM

    I look for date nut bread like grandma used to make at bake sales.

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    Rachel @ Not Rachael Ray — September 30, 2011 @ 8:31 AM

    What a neat cookbook! These bars look amazing, can’t wait to try them. I love all sorts of baked goods, but I’m a sucker for a good brownie.

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    Merrianne — September 30, 2011 @ 8:38 AM

    This is a great idea!! Those cookie bars look delicious and if I saw them at a bake sale, then I would have to grab one. The main thing I usually look for at a bake sale is a Big Chunky Chocolate Chip Cookie! Yummy!

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    Merrianne — September 30, 2011 @ 8:40 AM

    I just posted this on my Facebook page :) I hope you get lots of entries!

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    heather massey — September 30, 2011 @ 8:40 AM

    wow… what a great idea! my son was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma (soft tissue cancer) in 2006, he was 3 at the time. he loved the smell of baked goods, but couldnt stand to eat them with the treatments! He is now a very healthy 9 year old & 5 years cancer free. i LOVE this idea!!! its an extremely hard time & with her taking time to do this in the middle of her situation… AMAZING!!! I pray God will bless all of her efforts!!!
    our favorite is almost what you printed here! we love Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies! & we make them pan style, (or slab!!!) never thought of layering! <3 & Blessings!!!

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    Merrianne — September 30, 2011 @ 8:41 AM

    I just left a comment on Recipe Boy’s Giveaway, too :)

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    DanelleB — September 30, 2011 @ 8:41 AM

    I love anything that has big chunks of chocolate chips in it!

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    Laura Scott — September 30, 2011 @ 8:42 AM

    Lemon bars, hummingbird cake or pumpkin fudge.

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    heather massey — September 30, 2011 @ 8:43 AM

    ps… & all shared!!!

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    Heather — September 30, 2011 @ 8:45 AM

    My favorite baked good would be carrot cake :)

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    DanelleB — September 30, 2011 @ 8:45 AM

    shared on Facebook

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    Heather — September 30, 2011 @ 8:45 AM

    Shared on facebook. What a great cause.

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    Beth VM — September 30, 2011 @ 8:47 AM

    I usually go for almond bars or some unusual sweet that I wouldn’t normally make. These cookie bars look amazing.

    On a side note: I am so glad that you support Childhood Cancer Awareness. Not enough people do, because “It is just to sad”. My friend Dawn lost her 3 yr old son to Neuroblastoma 2 yrs ago after he battled for 23 months. Thank You for spreading the awareness.

    Beth

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    Samantha — September 30, 2011 @ 8:48 AM

    Cupcakes are my weakness…I think the problem is the frosting. And if I buy them at a bake sale, I can just buy 1. If I make them, I have 24. ;-)

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    Karen Hill — September 30, 2011 @ 8:49 AM

    What a great idea and a fabulous recipe! thanks so much for sharing it! When I head to the bakesale table (always my first stop at any bazaar or fundraiser) I always look for snickerdoodles…yum yum…cinnamon is food of the Gods! Of course, buying one kind of treat is never enough so anything involving chocolate is a sure sale too!

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    Samantha — September 30, 2011 @ 8:55 AM

    I tweeted!

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    Tickled Red — September 30, 2011 @ 8:57 AM

    I would like to say that you had me at gooey but you actually had me at Kids fr Cancer. My baby brother is a St. Jude’s survivor. Great cause love!! And the cookies are fab as well ;) I’m a bar girl…maple pecan.

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    Cassie McBride — September 30, 2011 @ 8:58 AM

    My favorite baked good is rice crispy treats!

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    Kathy B. — September 30, 2011 @ 8:59 AM

    Bear claws for sure!

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    Kathy B. — September 30, 2011 @ 8:59 AM

    I shared on Facebook!

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    Cassie McBride — September 30, 2011 @ 9:00 AM

    I shared this giveaway

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    Cassie McBride — September 30, 2011 @ 9:04 AM

    I commented on your son’s page!

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    Tammy — September 30, 2011 @ 9:14 AM

    Toffee :)

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    Cassandra — September 30, 2011 @ 9:16 AM

    Favorite bake sale goody for this time of year: Pumpkin spiced cookies! I swear everyone always gobbles them up!

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    Diane — September 30, 2011 @ 9:49 AM

    How funny I had been craving chocolate chip bars and planned to make some this weekend so now I can try this wonderful recipe!
    My favorite item from a bakery is a cream filled long john or creme horn!
    But at a bake sale I always look for peanut butter cookies first!

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    Deebi/Debbie — September 30, 2011 @ 9:52 AM

    These look so extremely yummy! I am not a chocoholic, I am thinking about the 2 cake layers or a smaller chocolate layer. Having a slab cookie…I don’t have to worry about chocolate chip cookie meltdown!

    Make all time favorite cookie, Oatmeal Raisin! Double yummy!!

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    Julie — September 30, 2011 @ 10:02 AM

    Love this! I can’t stand to go to a bake sale and see Costco cupcakes or cookies! My fav is a classic chocolate chip or peanut butter cookie.

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    Christy Piwowarczyk — September 30, 2011 @ 10:19 AM

    I love your recipe! I also like to add dried cherries and healthy raw nuts!

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    Tabitha K — September 30, 2011 @ 10:44 AM

    I LOVE chocolate chip cookies.

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    Tabitha K — September 30, 2011 @ 10:45 AM

    I tweeted about this

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    Pam — September 30, 2011 @ 10:52 AM

    Caramel brownies for me!! What a great cause to support! Thanks!

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    Stephanie — September 30, 2011 @ 11:01 AM

    I love giving candies (truffles, bon bons, etc)…you can make them ahead of time!!

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    Shanna — September 30, 2011 @ 11:01 AM

    I’m a cookie girl. Signed up for a bake sale at a Fright house in two weeks to bring Orange creamsicle cookies and Caramel Apple Cookies. And I’m a cancer nurse!

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    Jamie — September 30, 2011 @ 11:03 AM

    I googled a chocolate chip recipe and came up with this one . . . i made it last night and OMG i am making another batch now cause the first batch is already gone!!!!!

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    Jenifer — September 30, 2011 @ 11:13 AM

    Anything with chocolate in it! And those look YUMMY!

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    Jenifer — September 30, 2011 @ 11:15 AM

    Shared this on FB…GREAT cause!

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    Marla — September 30, 2011 @ 11:27 AM

    I LOVE cupcakes! The crazier the better!!

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    Mary — September 30, 2011 @ 11:43 AM

    I like anything with chocolate in it.

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    Heather — September 30, 2011 @ 12:32 PM

    If I were to go to a bake sale I’d look for anything that resembled dense chocolate!

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    Laura — September 30, 2011 @ 1:14 PM

    I LOVE lemon squares, especially when I don’t have to bake them ;)

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    Angela Stacy — September 30, 2011 @ 1:15 PM

    Rice Krispie Treats are my weakness at any bake sale. However, this looks like something that must be tried. Thanks for sharing. It is a great cause. Children are a true blessing from God.

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    Lisa — September 30, 2011 @ 2:34 PM

    Chocolate chip cookies with toasted pecans are my absolute favorite! Though this time of year I also yearn for “Pumpkindoddledoos” (pumpkin snickerdoodles). And your chocolate slab cookies look pretty delicious, too!

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    Michelle — September 30, 2011 @ 2:43 PM

    Looks great, can’t wait to try these this weekend! I love chocolate chip cookies, but baking a double batch can become very time consuming, now when I’m short on time, instant gratification!

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    Jennifer — September 30, 2011 @ 3:09 PM

    I love everything at bake sales: chocolate chip cookies, crumb cakes, brownies, muffins, homemade candy… there isn’t a bad choice in my opinion.

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    Jennifer — September 30, 2011 @ 3:13 PM

    Shared this on facebook.

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    Julie — September 30, 2011 @ 3:35 PM

    My favorite is a good ol fashioned chocolate chip cookie!

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    Janelle — September 30, 2011 @ 4:19 PM

    I would be looking for some yummy brownies

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    Kierston — September 30, 2011 @ 4:22 PM

    YUM! those look absolutely delicious…all that chocolate :)

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    Linda — September 30, 2011 @ 5:13 PM

    I would go if there were chocolate chip cookies.

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    Shelia — September 30, 2011 @ 6:30 PM

    I would buy Monster cookies or scotch a roo bars at a bake sale!!! I would even buy something I didn’t like or want if it is for a good cause!

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    dorothy mora — September 30, 2011 @ 8:03 PM

    pie pie pie!!! my second would be a thick and chewy oatmeal choc chip cookie- maybe like this one.

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    Amy M — September 30, 2011 @ 8:32 PM

    My favorite baked good is a toss up between brownies and chocolate fudge cupcakes!

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    Amy M — September 30, 2011 @ 8:33 PM

    Tweet~ http://twitter.com/glogirl3/status/119978070580015105

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    Amy M — September 30, 2011 @ 8:37 PM

    I left a comment on RecipeBoy.com

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    Katrina — September 30, 2011 @ 9:31 PM

    Those look delicious.
    My favorite cookie is my adapted version of the NYT chocolate chip cookie!

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    Lana Tourniquet — September 30, 2011 @ 9:52 PM

    I prefer Coca-Cola cupcakes…I make them from my grandmother’s recipe. :)

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    Lana Tourniquet — September 30, 2011 @ 9:53 PM

    I tweeted this and Facebooked it!

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    Debra — September 30, 2011 @ 10:19 PM

    I always buy the nicest looking chocolate chip cookies at bake sales.. but these look better than any I’ve seen…

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    Barbara — October 1, 2011 @ 3:47 AM

    There’s a load of chocolate in those bars, Lori. What a fabulous treat! And a wonderful cause, too.
    For some reason, I’m always drawn to cupcakes at a bake sale.

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    Cristen — October 1, 2011 @ 5:25 AM

    chocolate chips cookies are my achilles heel ;o)

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    sam — October 1, 2011 @ 6:37 AM

    I LOVE white chocolate macadamia cookies!

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    Elizabeth — October 1, 2011 @ 10:11 AM

    My favourite would be millionaire’s shortbread.

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    Julie — October 1, 2011 @ 11:00 AM

    I would go for any type of cupcake!

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    Joan McCormick — October 1, 2011 @ 11:51 AM

    I’d absolutely buy these chocolate chip sandwich bars for my husband at a bake sale, but for myself it would have to be lemon bars.

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    Carley — October 1, 2011 @ 12:08 PM

    I love cookies, preferably one with chocolate in it!! yummm

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    sherri lynn @ life of a wife — October 1, 2011 @ 1:34 PM

    My favorite is brownies! Big, chewy, fudgey ones :)

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    Vicki N — October 1, 2011 @ 2:55 PM

    My favorite would be anything chocolate!!! Everything is made better with chocolate!

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    Sarah McLean — October 1, 2011 @ 3:23 PM

    I would love to find raspberry and marshmallow brownies. LOVE THEM!

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    Patricia Hinshaw — October 1, 2011 @ 3:37 PM

    when I think of cookies to sell at a bake sale I think: CARAMEL BUTTER CREAM DELITES. MY MOM MADE THESE FOR A BOY WHO HAD CANCER . THEY SOLD THEM AT THE LADIES AUXILLARY, WHICH WENT WELL. I THINK THIS IS AN EXELLENT WAY TO REACH OUT TO THE CHILDREN WITH CANCER.

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    LB — October 1, 2011 @ 3:41 PM

    I would go for a peanut butter brownie!!

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    Patricia Hinshaw — October 1, 2011 @ 3:42 PM

    I’M IN THE LADIES COOKING GROUP ON YAHOO I SENT THEM TO THE GROUP
    Recipe-Rampage@yahoogroups.com; Paula-Deen-Recipes@yahoogroups.com; lot of ladies in these groups

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    LB — October 1, 2011 @ 3:42 PM

    tweeted – http://twitter.com/#!/lbandj/status/120267355875057664

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    LB — October 1, 2011 @ 3:43 PM

    commented on recipeboy’s blog

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    Christi — October 1, 2011 @ 6:37 PM

    Scotcharoos-my favorite. I can’t ever make them, because I’ll eat them all!

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    Sue Dewane Smith — October 1, 2011 @ 6:48 PM

    The one thing that I always look for when going to a bake sale is a good Pecan Pie!

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    Erinn — October 1, 2011 @ 7:33 PM

    Love your blog! My favorite dessert is carrot cake so I’d love something like a carrot cake bar.

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    Erinn — October 1, 2011 @ 7:34 PM

    Shared your giveaway and post on my blog, pinchoflime.com, and on facebook.

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    Jennifer Thomas — October 1, 2011 @ 11:28 PM

    Pumplin bread or pumpkin muffins !!!!

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    sharona — October 2, 2011 @ 1:12 AM

    big soft cookies!

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    Erika — October 2, 2011 @ 2:06 AM

    Magic bars.. Yum coconut I love.. :)

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    Erika — October 2, 2011 @ 2:10 AM

    I commented on your sons blog

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    Laura — October 2, 2011 @ 2:25 AM

    My favorite would be a nice chewy chocolate chip cookie.

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    Laura — October 2, 2011 @ 2:32 AM

    I tweeted :)

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    Laura — October 2, 2011 @ 2:33 AM

    Left a comment on Recipe boy’s blog :)

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    Vicki — October 2, 2011 @ 9:37 AM

    Your chocolate bars look so yummy! If at a bake sale I would likely go for something gooey and chocolate like them or anything with coconut. Anyone having a bake sale? I’m hungry.

    Thanks for sharing your talent and recipes with us.

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    Vicki — October 2, 2011 @ 9:48 AM

    I commented on your son’s blog. What a cutie! Great recipes too. I can’t wait to make the S’mores bars.

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    Kate — October 2, 2011 @ 1:38 PM

    I made these for my family this afternoon and WOW, are they AMAZING!!! Great buttery taste in the cookie portion, married with the sinful richness of all that gooey chocolate…..what a great treat on a cool, autumn afternoon!! Thanks for sharing!!

    Kate

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    Rob — October 2, 2011 @ 4:13 PM

    Homemade Brownies!!! Simple and when done right…nothing better!

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    Carmen — October 2, 2011 @ 4:27 PM

    A good looking brownie. Or maybe rice krispies – I can’t make them because I’d eat them all

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    Jennifer B — October 2, 2011 @ 5:43 PM

    I love finding and buying brownies at bake sales…oooey gooey ones!!

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    Rachel@Time for Good Food — October 2, 2011 @ 6:15 PM

    I always go for the chocolate … ALWAYS!

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    Rachel@Time for Good Food — October 2, 2011 @ 6:17 PM

    I retweeted your tweet about the giveaway. Such a great cause!

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    Kristi — October 2, 2011 @ 9:07 PM

    Chocolate Cupcake!!!

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    Michelle — October 4, 2011 @ 3:18 PM

    I love chocolate chips. Never had a choc chip sandwich though :-) I love the way you kept saying ‘slab’ and then I had the thought. OOOH, they look good enough to eat the whole slab. Which was quickly followed by the thought- not if you still want to fit in your clothes you don’t! :-)LOL
    Thanks for another yummy recipe :-)

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    Sommer@ASpicyPerspective — October 10, 2011 @ 6:31 PM

    Oh holy yum! I want those!

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    Jill — October 12, 2011 @ 5:35 PM

    Made these this weekend. Delicious. At first- I thought they were fantastic from the oven- very gooey. THEN I thought they were good right out of the fridge once they hardened- GOOD- THEN I thought they were fabulous from the fridge to the counter at room temo for an hour because the chocolate got fudgy. Will DEFINITELY make these again (after I restock my chocolate chip jar from this recipe!!!)

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    anna — October 14, 2011 @ 3:15 PM

    wow! they all look so good, quess i will be baking for awhile!

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    Laura @ GotChocolate — November 5, 2011 @ 6:05 PM

    Oh wow, I love this oh so ooey gooey Chocolate Chip recipe! THANKS!!!

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    britni — May 16, 2012 @ 9:17 AM

    This may be a stupid question but do the cookies call for 2 eggs?

    1 whole egg and then the yolk from another egg?

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    Lori Lange — May 16, 2012 @ 9:24 PM

    Yes, one large egg + one egg yolk without the white.

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    Georgia — January 1, 2013 @ 12:12 PM

    These are SO good! I prefer it heated up in the microwave so it’s all melty and gooey! Definitely a make again dessert!

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    deanna frazer — January 27, 2013 @ 5:33 PM

    Yummmmmmmmmmmmm

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    Ana — February 11, 2013 @ 12:49 PM

    HUGE hit in the office! To make them last a little longer (and hide them from my husband) I also saved a few in the freezer and they were delicious!

    I might cut back the chocolate in the cookie dough just a bit next time, but definitely a repeat. :)

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    Becky Van Atta — April 7, 2013 @ 3:47 PM

    Oh my! I can’t wait to eat these! They just came out of the oven and look delicious! I altered the recipe a bit and used dark chocolate squares in the filling and put coconut on top (please don’t take offense, I alter every recipe I try to follow). Thanks for sharing with everyone!

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    tracie — April 17, 2013 @ 10:04 AM

    wowweeee. just made these and had in the soft gooey stage. excited to taste them when they really set up. the slab will be ravaged by the men of the house who can eat these and not gain an ounce. lucky them!
    thank you for the recipe!

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    hallie — May 7, 2013 @ 8:53 AM

    i made them they are so GOOD!!!

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    Rachel @thedessertchronicles — October 8, 2013 @ 5:57 PM

    these look insanely good!and for such a great cause!

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    Luv What You Do — October 19, 2013 @ 9:00 AM

    I’ve bought that book for people as a gift. I love it! And the spatula is adorable!

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    Connie Schweiss — February 1, 2014 @ 7:46 AM

    Making for our Grandkids tomorrow, they look so yummy

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    Rowena — February 1, 2014 @ 2:21 PM

    I love to bake, especially for people.. As the saying goes, love people cook them good food…

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    Donna Davis — February 1, 2014 @ 2:52 PM

    These cookie bars look amazing! Think I will make them for the Super Bowl get together tomorrow!

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    Linda White — February 20, 2014 @ 1:58 PM

    My mama used to make her regular chocolate chip cookie recipe in a 9 by 12 pan and cut them into bars. They were called bar cookies back then. Kept the house cooler in the summer than having the oven on baking regular cookies by the panful.