Mix flour, salt and baking soda until well blended. Beat butter and sugars in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well after each addition. Stir in chips.
Press 2 cups dough onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan; top with cookies, arranging in 3 rows of 6 cookies each.
Place remaining dough on large sheet waxed paper; pat into 13x9-inch rectangle. (Do not add any extra flour.) Invert over cookies; remove waxed paper. Gently press dough around each cookie to secure.
Bake 28 min. or until lightly browned. Cool completely.
You'll know it's a special occasion when you get to enjoy a serving of these decadent bars.
How to Cut into Bars
Cut into 36 bars so that each bar ends up with a cookie half inside it.
For easy cleanup, line baking pan with foil using this easy method. Turn pan upside down and fit a piece of foil over top of pan, smoothing corners as needed. Remove foil. When you turn the pan over, the foil fits perfectly inside the pan.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 31g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.