Sometimes you just need dessert in your mouth, like, ten minutes ago. This recipe is here for you when you’re running late for your sugar rush: with only six ingredients, one bowl, and minimal cleanup, you’ll be sitting with a bowl of these super-crunchy cookie brittle bites in no time.

If you like your cookie edges nice and crispy, this is the recipe for you. It’s classic chocolate chip with a shortbread-like twist, and it’s got a major crunch that can rival the deliciousness of grandma’s gooey version.

Cookie Brittle Bites

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:20 minutes
  • Total Time:30 minutes
  • Servings:24 servings
  • Easy


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1.5 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • Step 1

    Gather all ingredients.

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  • Step 2

    Put sugar, butter, salt, and vanilla in a bowl.

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  • Step 3

    Cream together ingredients in the bowl.

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  • Step 4

    Fold in flour and chocolate chips with a wooden spoon.

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  • Step 5

    Evenly spread into a greased pan.

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  • Step 6

    Bake at 350°F until golden brown. When cool, cut into triangles.

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  • Step 7

    Enjoy (all in one sitting, if you want).

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