Chocolate chip cookie bars

Chocolate chip cookie bars easy food
Makes 24
225g unsalted butter, at room temperature
150g brown sugar
100g granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1½ tsp vanilla extract
340g plain flour
¾ tsp salt
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
320g dark chocolate chips

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan/gas mark 4. Line a 20cm square baking tin with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugars. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat for 3-4 minutes until fluffy.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, salt and bicarbonate of soda.
  4. Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the butter mixture until just combined. Add the chocolate chips and stir until just combined.
  5. Transfer the dough into the prepared baking tin and smooth the top with a spatula, spreading evenly to the edges.
  6. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before slicing and serving.

Per serving:
238kcals, 12.1g fat (7.7g saturated), 29.3g carbs (17.5g sugars), 3.1g protein, 0.8g  bre, 0.196g sodium