Polka-Dot Cookie Bars
1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp almond extract
2 1/4 cups flour
1/3 cup baking cocoa
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 pkg. (10 to 12 oz.) vanilla or white chips
In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and both of the sugars until light and fluffy.
Add the eggs, one at a time.
Beat well after each addition.
Beat in the extract.
Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt.
Gradually add to the creamed mixture.
Set aside 1/4 cup vanilla chips
Stir the remaining chips into the batter.
Spread into a greased 15 x 10 inch baking pan.
Sprinkle with the reserved chips.
Bake at 375 F for 18-23 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
Cool on a wire rack.
Cut into bars.
Pairs Well With
Taste Of Home - Elizabeth Poire
For the true chocolate lover, substitute semisweet chips for the vanilla chips