No Bake Cookie Bars

Sometimes when I don’t know what to write here I sit and stare at the computer.

Sit.

Stare.

Watch You Tube videos.

Sit.

Online shop.

Stare.

Online shop again.

 

But today, as my kitchen gets gutted, I felt the need to bake, but not bake, since I can’t bake.

Got that?

So I fake baked, but not fake-baked, because I don’t like to be orange.

I made cookie bars from cookies, that basically turned out like fudge, but isn’t fudge.

What is happening right now?

I think I might have inhaled too much Spackle dust.

 

Let’s not-bake, fake-bake, shape-shift cookies together, kay?

PhotobucketNo Bake Cookie Bars.  Made from Cookies.

Golden Oreo cookies, actually.

Crush them up…about 30 of them.

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Then chop up some white chocolate…

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And melt the white chocolate with sweetened condensed milk.  You’ll have to resist the urge to stick your face in there…

PhotobucketPour that all over your crushed cookies.  Let it cool for a beat while you clean your face off, then add in some chocolate chips.

Spread that into your pan and cute it up with some mini chocolate chips.  I mean, if you like cute.

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That’s it.

Let it firm up.

 

That’s what she said.

Ugh.

Then eat, you dirty people.

Eat.

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No Bake Cookie Bars


Description:

makes 20 cookie bars


Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups crushed vanilla sandwich cookies (30 cookies)
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 10 oz chopped white chocolate
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips for garnish – optional

Instructions:

  1. Line 9×9 baking dish with foil and spray with cooking spray
  2. Crush sandwich cookies in ziplock bag or a food processor
  3. In a medium saucepan combine chopped white chocolate and sweetened condensed milk. Over low heat melt together stirring frequently.
  4. In a large bowl stir together the cookie crumbs and melted white chocolate mixture until evenly incorporated. Let sit for 2-3 minutes to cool slightly before stirring in 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips.
  5. Press evenly into prepared pan.
  6. If desired, sprinkle mini chips on top and gently press into cookie mixture.
  7. Chill for approximately 30 minutes until firm and cut into squares.

Notes:

recipe adapted from Gluten Free On a Shoestring

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Stephanie K
Stephanie K

I’m not a huge fan of white chocolate. I used the same recipe but plain Oreos (that’s what I had in my cupboard) and milk chocolate. They turned out amazing! Thanks for they idea!

Caitlyn
Caitlyn

I just made these and tossed in a cup of rice krispies, for extra crunch. So good!!

Laurel
Laurel

Every day you give me a chuckle! Thanks for that, and the great recipes!

Gloria
Gloria

Shelly, Your comments below photos made me laugh out loud!! You are too funny!! Recipes looks delicious. Thanks

Jamie
Jamie

Hi! I was just wondering if I could pour dulce de leche on top before sprinkling minichips? My friend’s a big fan of dulce de leche and cookie bars, and I was thinking of making this for him. 🙂

Bella
Bella

Hiiii! Any alternatives for golden cookies? found this at BuzzFeed and I’m from manila and there’s nowhere I could find golden cookies 🙁

Annie NotOkay
Annie NotOkay

I was laughing throughout the whole thing. They look delicious. Thanks for the recipe, I need it since I don’t have an oven!

Alicia
Alicia

Hi Shelly! I am new to your blog and am thoroughly enjoying every second of it! I was just wondering how far in advance these can be made (or how long they last being stored in an airtight container at room temperature or in the fridge). Let me know when you can. Thanhs in advance Shelly 🙂

whitley
whitley

you are a genius.

Diane @ Me, Him And The Cats

I made these today for Christmas and they are AMAZING! They are really rich so I cut them into smaller pieces. I think these are going to be a big hit!

Evie
Evie

I’m from the UK, and more often than not do I get really annoyed when I see a recipe and it has the American units because that means I spend AGES converting them…but ALL of your recipes are too damn good that I don’t mind at all!! They’re gorgeous; have just added them to my recipe file xx

Aleisha

this was brilliant quick easy to do last minute make thanks for the yummy i put your link to it when i mentioned that i made it on my blog earlier.

Joanne - Inspired Taste

These look fabulous! Love that you used the golden oreos – Yum!

maria
maria

just made these and waiting for them to cool now! i’m in mexico and couldnt find white chocolate or golden oreos…so I used regular chocolate sandwhich cookies and cookies n cream hershey bars. my bars are less pretty than yours, but thats not making me any less excited to dig into them!

Aya B.

Amazing….. Love it when you can create an amazing thing out of limited thing/situation

Mike
Mike

I was in meeting on Monday and I saw a bag on Golden Oreos on my co-workers desk and reminded me of this recipie and needless to saw I could not stop picturing these bars. So needless to say I had to make these and I am so glad I did. And you were right it was really hard to not just stick your face in the white chocolate and condensed milk mixture. I made the mistake of cutting the bars at 4:30am and I might have sunk a taste test ( just to make sure they were okay to… Read more »

Suzanne

These look sooo good what a super idea for no bake cookies for the hot Summer days!

Christina @ Oven Adventures

hilarious, i totally do the same thing when I have nothing to write about, like write now i should be writing a post but instead im laughing my ass off at yours.

Juli
Juli

Could you use white chocolate morsels in place of the chopped white chocolate? If so, would I need to chop them up first?

Emily @ Life on Food

I think I would be sweating sugar after eating these. That’s OK though cause that would make me extra sweet right? Love it!

Catherine
Catherine

These look yummy – all your stuff does! Seriously – loved your nail polish – great summer color:) Do you know the name/brand?

Claire

looks delicious! any recipe that is no bake is fine by me 🙂 also, nice horse video. totally out of left field, but funny 🙂

Curious Cook

Wow! This looks super simple..and yummy too..I have not tasted golden oreos but I’m sure the regular one would be equally yummy.

Cant wait to try it.

Diane {Created by Diane}

These look FABULOUS 🙂

Stephanie @ Macaroni and Cheesecake

This looks phenomenal!!! Especially because of the sweetened condensed milk-delicous!

Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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