Recipe summary

Hands-on time:
10 mins. to 15 mins.
Baking time:
20 mins. to 25 mins.
Total time:
1 hrs 30 mins. to 1 hrs 40 mins.
24 bars
Need a cookie in a jiffy without babysitting batch after batch? Here's a decadent cookie bar using our gluten-free cookie mix and a super blend of flavors and textures. Just spread the dough in a pan and you'll have cookies in 25 minutes or less! Add your own favorite combination of dried fruits, chips, and nuts.
Volume Ounces Grams

  • 1 box King Arthur Gluten-Free Cookie Mix
  • 10 tablespoons soft butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 3 cups add-ins of your choice (chips, dried fruit, oats, nuts, etc.)


  1. 1) Preheat your oven to 350F. Lightly grease a 9" x 13" pan lined with parchment paper.
  2. 2) Prepare the cookie dough according to the box instructions, using the amounts of butter and water in the ingredients list at left.
  3. 3) Stir in 3 cups of any combination of chips, dried fruit, or nuts.
  4. 4) Spread the dough evenly in the prepared pan.
  5. 5) Bake the bars at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes. The top should be lightly browned when they are done. Cool them to lukewarm before serving.
  6. Yield: 24 bars.

Tips from our bakers

  • Three cups of add-ins is ideal for this cookie bar. We like 1 cup oats, 1/2 cup coconut, 1/2 cup white chocolate chunks, 1/2 cup chocolate chips, and 1/2 cup butterscotch chips.