Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars Recipe

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Jessie Jacobs Modified: March 23, 2022
Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars Recipe

How To Make Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

If you love York Peppermint Patties for dessert, it’s time you taste them in these downright delicious chocolate chip cookie bars.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 38 minutes
Total: 53 minutes



  • ¾cupunsalted butte,(1.5 sticks) softened to room temperature (if using salted butter, omit added salt below
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • ½cuppacked light sugar,or dark brown
  • 2largeeggs
  • tsppure vanilla extract
  • 3cupsall-purpose flour,spoon & leveled
  • 1tspBaking Soda
  • ¾tspsalt
  • cupsmini chocolate chips
  • 11ozYork Peppermint Patties,(1 bag, about 26)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Spray an 11 by 7 baking pan with nonstick spray and set aside.

  3. In the bowl of an electric or stand mixer, beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy.

  4. Add eggs and vanilla, beating until well combined.

  5. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, and salt.

  6. Add dry ingredients slowly to the wet ingredients. By hand, fold in the chocolate chips until fully combined. Do not overmix.

  7. Press down 1/2 of the cookie dough into prepared baking pan.

  8. Place unwrapped peppermint patties over the bottom dough layer.

  9. Top the remaining half of cookie dough over the peppermint patties, pressing to evenly flatten down.

  10. Bake for 38 to 40 minutes or until baked through and the edges are brown.

  11. Allow the cookie bars to cool completely for about 1 hour before cutting into squares.

Recipe Notes

  • Bars keep well in an airtight container for up to 7 days.


  • Calories: 163.50kcal
  • Fat: 3.40g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.87g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.17g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.21g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.23g
  • Fiber: 1.78g
  • Sugar: 15.70g
  • Protein: 3.18g
  • Cholesterol: 17.25mg
  • Sodium: 123.81mg
  • Calcium: 49.93mg
  • Potassium: 96.97mg
  • Iron: 1.61mg
  • Vitamin A: 34.21µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.20mg
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