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Easter Cookie Bars

M&M Cookie Bars, perfect for a fast and easy Easter dessert! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cookie Bars, Easter Cookie Bars, Easy Cookie Bar Recipe, M&M Cookie Bar Recipe, M&M Cookie Bars
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 9 cookie bars
Calories 510 kcal
Author Amy - The Speedy Spatula


  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter melted
  • 3.4 oz instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup granulated white sugar
  • 3/4 cups light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups self rising flours
  • 11.4 oz Easter themed M&M's


  1. Preheat oven to 375F and spray a 9x8 casserole pan with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Place first 7 ingredients into a large mixing bowl and stir well with a spatula until all ingredients are well combined and no lumps remain.

  3. Carefully stir in the flour until well combined and no pockets of dry flour remain. 

  4. Once the dough is well mixed, fold in the M&M's with your hands or a spatula. Ensure that the M&M's are evenly dispersed throughout the dough. 

  5. Pour the dough into the casserole pan and spread out evenly.

  6. Bake the cookie dough bars for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

  7. Immediately remove the cookie bars from the oven and place on a cooling rack until cooled.

  8. Once cooled, slice the the cookie bars into 9 bars and serve. 

Nutrition Facts
Easter Cookie Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 bar)
Calories 510 Calories from Fat 202
% Daily Value*
Fat 22.4g34%
Saturated Fat 14.3g89%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.4g
Cholesterol 87.9mg29%
Sodium 852.9mg37%
Potassium 149.2mg4%
Carbohydrates 71g24%
Fiber 2.1g9%
Sugar 47.6g53%
Protein 5.4g11%
Vitamin A 530IU11%
Calcium 89mg9%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.