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Black & White Chocolate Chip Squares

Course Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 25 cookie bars
Author Barry C. Parsons


  • 1 cup butter
  • cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¾ cup fine unsweetened coconut optional
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips + 1/2 cup white chocolate chips

For the top

  • An additional 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips + 1/2 cup white chocolate chips


  1. Cream butter sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy
  2. Add the eggs, one at a time and beat well.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda (and coconut if you are using it)
  4. Add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture, folding to combine well.
  5. Fold in the 1/2 cup dark and 1/2 cup white chocolate chips.
  6. Spread in a greased 9 inch square baking pan and bake for 40-45 minutes at 350 degrees F. (325 for glass bake ware)
  7. Remove from oven and while still hot, sprinkle evenly over the top with the additional dark and white chocolate chips. Let stand for 5 minutes, then spread the melted chips evenly over the surface with the back of a spoon or an offset spatula.
  8. Cool thoroughly before cutting into squares or bars.