These Nieman Marcus bars are the ultimate cookie bars. These rich, soft cookie bars are made with a cake mix and loaded with chocolate chips for a rich, chocolaty bar that makes everyone happy.
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Neiman Marcus Bars
Cookie bars are great, right? Of course, they are. Cake mix cookies are also fantastic. That's not even a question. So what if you combine those two? Well, you get these amazing cookie bars made with cake mix.
This Neiman Marcus Bars recipe was inspired by our Chocolate Coconut Layer Bars, which everyone seems to love!
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Neiman Marcus Bars Ingredients
You'll only need a handful of simple baking ingredients to make this recipe. You might even have them all in your kitchen right now. Anything you don't have can be found quickly and easily at the grocery store.
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- Yellow cake mix
- Vegetable oil
- Cream cheese, softened
- Granulated sugar
- Butter, melted
- Mini chocolate chips
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How to Make Neiman Marcus Bars
Making these bars is a simple matter of mixing and baking. It only takes a few minutes and a few simple steps. You'll be all done in no time.
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1: Mix the cake, oil, and 1 egg, and set aside 1 cup of the mixture.
2: Press the rest of the mixture into the bottom of a pan.
3: Bake the crust and set aside.
4: Mix the cream cheese, sugar, 1 egg, and butter, and add the mixture to the top of the crust.
5: Top with mini chocolate chips.
6: Add the reserved crumble and bake again until the edges are golden.
Substitutions and Variations
- Use vanilla, yellow, white, or butter cake mix for this recipe.
- Use semi-sweet, milk chocolate, or dark chocolate mini chocolate chips.
- Try adding sweetened, shredded coconut to the to of the bars before baking them.
- Measuring cups
- Mixing bowl
- Baking dish
What are Neiman Marcus bars?
Neiman Marcus bars get their name because they're a rich treat, and Neiman Marcus is a store for the rich.
What are cake mix cookie bars?
Cake mix cookie bars use cake mix in place of traditional blended flour ingredients to create the cookie bar dough.
How do I know when these Neiman Marcus bars are done?
The cookie bars are finished when the edges are golden brown.
How to Store Neiman Marcus Bars
Refrigerator: Store in an air-tight container for up to a week.
Freezer: Store in an air-tight, freezer-safe container in single layers separated by parchment paper for up to a month.
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Neiman Marcus Bars
These Neiman Marcus Bars are an easy Cake Mix Cookie Bars recipe filled with chocolate goodness! Our Ultimate Cookie Bar recipe will WOW you!
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a 9x13 baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
Add cake, oil and 1 of the eggs in a bowl and mix well. Mixture will be crumbly and thick. Reserve 1 cup of mixture and set aside.
With remaining mixture, press evenly into the bottom of the prepared pan with the back of a spoon. The layer will be thin.
Bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
In a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese and sugar and beat well until smooth. Beat in 1 egg and butter until mixed well.
Spoon on top of crust. Top with mini chocolate chips. Sprinkle with reserved crumble.
Bake for 18-22 minutes or until edges and top just begin to brown.
Remove from pan and let cool completely before cutting.
Please note that this recipe uses TWO eggs - but they are used in different parts of the recipe. I apologize for the confusion!