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5 from 4 votes

Candy Cane Cookie Bars Recipe

Candy cane cookie bars are a delicious peppermint dessert that's perfect for the Christmas season.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time23 mins
Chill Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 33 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas, peppermint
Servings: 15 servings
Calories: 469kcal


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup candy cane hot cocoa mix
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows


  • In a large mixing bowl combine flour, hot cocoa mix, salt, and baking soda and set aside.
    flour and cocoa mixture
  • In a separate mixing bowl cream together butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar.
    butter and sugar in a bowl
  • Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until combined.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients to the bowl of wet ingredients.
  • Finally stir in white chocolate chips, dark chocolate chips, and marshmallows.
    candy cane cookie dough
  • Chill the dough for 1 hour.
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9x13 inch pan with aluminum foil.
  • Press the dough into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 23-25 minutes or until the dough is slightly browned on the top but still soft.
    candy cane hot chocolate cookie bars
  • Cool, cut, and serve.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 469kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 443mg | Potassium: 164mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 413IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 2mg