Lazy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

If you’re a fan of chocolate chip cookies but don’t have the time or patience to scoop and bake individual cookies, these lazy chocolate chip cookie bars are the perfect solution. This recipe takes the classic flavors of chocolate chip cookies and transforms them into a simple, delicious dessert that’s perfect for any occasion.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

These lazy chocolate chip cookie bars are incredibly easy to make, requiring just a few simple ingredients and minimal prep time. They’re perfect for when you’re craving the taste of homemade chocolate chip cookies but want to skip the individual scooping and baking process. The bars are soft, chewy, and packed with gooey chocolate chips, making them a crowd-pleaser for both kids and adults.


  • 1 stick of butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 yellow cake mix
  • 1 bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13 inch baking pan.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the melted butter and eggs until well combined.
  4. Add the yellow cake mix to the bowl and stir until fully incorporated.
  5. Mix in the semi-sweet chocolate chips until evenly distributed throughout the batter.
  6. Press the cookie dough mixture into the greased baking pan, spreading it out evenly.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes for a 9×13 inch pan, or 25-28 minutes for smaller pans, or until the edges are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cookie bars to cool in the pan for a few minutes before slicing and serving.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20-28 minutes
  • Total Time: 30-40 minutes
  • Servings: 12-16 bars
  • Calories: Approximately 200 calories per bar (varies based on serving size and ingredients)


Once cooled, these lazy chocolate chip cookie bars can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days. For longer storage, they can be refrigerated for up to 1 week or frozen for up to 3 months. To thaw frozen bars, simply let them come to room temperature before serving.

Recipe Tips

  • Experiment with different types of chocolate chips, such as milk chocolate, dark chocolate, or white chocolate, to customize the flavor of these bars.
  • For an extra indulgent treat, serve these cookie bars warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate sauce.
  • Feel free to add chopped nuts, coconut, or other mix-ins to the batter for added texture and flavor.

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