I Want to Marry You Cookie Dough Bars

I Want to Marry You Cookie Dough Bars are the perfect no-bake summer dessert

I Want To Marry You Cookie Dough Bars are chocked full of chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, oats, and pecans. This recipe has no raw egg or raw wheat flour, so it’s safe to eat!

These no-bake bars are the answer to your cookie dough lovin' prayers!

No -Bake I Want to Marry You Cookie Dough Bars are the answer to a cookie dough lover's dreams!

*NOTE: The FDA has recently warned that while it is unlikely, eating raw flour can make you ill, therefore they recommend against eating raw cookie dough or other products made with uncooked all-purpose wheat flour. I have updated this recipe to use heat treated flour, oat flour, or fine almond flour for safety.

My chocolate chip cookie dough bars were so popular I couldn’t help but dream up variations…I have an obsessive brain like that. These I Want To Marry You Cookie Dough Bars are every bit as good, if not better than the first.

Cookie Dough Bars loaded with 3 kinds of chips, oats and nuts!

how do we make cookie dough bars safe to eat?

Grabbing tastes of regular raw cookie dough is so tempting, but so not smart

  • First we don’t use any raw eggs in these bars, so no worries there.
  • We replace regular flour with one of three options: heat treated flour is flour that’s been heated to kill any potential pathogens. It’s not widely available, but if you love cookie dough, it’s worth tracking down. You can buy it here.
  • You can also use non-wheat flours like oat flour, or finely ground almond flour, both of which are safe to eat raw.

No-Bake Cookie Dough Bars

When you slice these — in very small pieces, please — you’ll see all the bits and pieces and make them so irresistible. They have a soft fudge-like texture, and a little goes a long way. Since they’re no-bake, they are particularly suited to warm weather. Store them in the fridge and they’ll be ready when the urge strikes.

Make cookie dough truffles

Form the dough into small balls, chill them, and then dip into the melted chocolate topping. Set on parchment paper and then chill until ready to eat.

I Want to Marry You Cookie Dough Bars

For the cookie dough obsessed ~

 

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I Want to Marry You Cookie Dough Bars

I Want To Marry You Cookie Dough Bars are chocked full of chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, oats, and pecans.  This recipe has no raw egg or raw all-purpose flour, so it's safe to eat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Yield 12 servings
Author Sue Moran

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 cups heat treated flour, oat flour, or fine almond flour for safety. You can find heat treated flour here.
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

frosting

  • 12 ounces dark chocolate or chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Cream the butter with the brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the oats, vanilla and cinnamon.
  • Add the oat flour and the condensed milk alternately with each other, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Don't drain the can of condensed milk to the last drop, you may not need quite all of it.
  • Fold in the chips and the nuts until well combined.
  • Spread the thick dough into a 9x9 square baking pan that had been lightly sprayed. I line mine with parchment with long ends so I can lift it out after it's chilled for easy cutting. Spread the dough flat and even
  • Chill until firm, about 3 hours.
  • To make the topping put the chocolate chips in a 2 cup Pyrex measuring cup or other microwave safe bowl. (If using bar chocolate, chop it finely first.) Microwave for 1 minute, and then stir until completely melted and smooth. Zap for another 10-15 seconds if necessary. Let cool slightly.
  • Pour the melted chocolate over the dough and spread out evenly. Put back in the fridge until firm, about an hour.
  • Slice the dough into small squares with a sharp knife. I let the pan sit out for a few minutes so the chocolate topping has a chance to soften a bit. Keep chilled.
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  • Reply
    Lisa
    December 25, 2020 at 10:08 am

    5 stars
    Flour can be baked before mixing to make it safer to eat.

    • Reply
      Sue Moran
      April 5, 2021 at 1:20 pm

      Apparently the FDC doesn’t recommend that because it’s not completely reliable. Commercial companies have equipment to do it, but at home it’s not foolproof.

  • Reply
    Cindy
    September 18, 2018 at 11:55 am

    5 stars
    These cookies were delicious! Thank you for the recipe.

  • Reply
    G. Morgan
    June 21, 2017 at 1:59 am

    Looked fantastic but were hard to mix up and very crumbly when finished. Chocolate top also looked nothing like yours in the photo and was very gritty. Not sure what happened but I wasn’t a fan. Ended up dumping the whole mess in the trash when all said and done. Still interested in trying other things here though.

  • Reply
    Heather
    June 17, 2017 at 6:28 pm

    Do you think I could make oat flour in my food processor and substitute that for the other flour?
    Thanks these look delicious.

    • Reply
      Sue
      June 17, 2017 at 6:31 pm

      The oat flour should be very finely processed, and then it should work. Homemade oat flour tends to be a little coarser, but you could try.

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