Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

maggie with cookie bars
Ingredients:

¾ cup Earth Balance, room temperature
1 cup brown sugar
½ c. sugar
1 Flax egg (1 Tbs ground Flax + 2 Tbs warm water- let sit to set up)
1 tsp vanilla
2 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
As many chocolate chips as your heart desires (2 cup usually great for addicts)
1 cup chopped walnuts

-Preheat oven
-Spray 8×9 inch baking pan with baking spray
-Beat sugar and butter, until creamy
-Add “egg” and vanilla
-In separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt (mix can be crumbly)
-Mix dry into wet, cup by cup, to insure mixed well
-Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts
-Press dough into pan
-Bake 25 minutes, or until top is golden brown
-Remove from oven and let cool 10 minutes
-Slice and Serve