Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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No-Bake Chocolate Rice Krispie Bars

These chocolate Rice Krispies treats are crowd pleasers! The secret to making them soft and chewy is bringing the sugar mixture just to a boil and then cooking for only one minute. If it boils too long, they tend to be firmer and can become crumbly. —Dawn Lowenstein, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania

No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

1 review

I have to be super careful when cooking for my daughter because of food sensitivities, so I make these no-bake...


Peanut Cereal Squares

3 reviews

"When I need to throw together something in a hurry, I turn to these no-bake squares," says Kathy Steffen. "And...


Caramel-Chocolate Oat Squares

4 reviews

In the summer, we often have weekend guests who go boating with us. These sweet, chewy bars are the perfect...


Fruity Cereal Bars

2 reviews

With dried apples and cranberries, these crispy cereal bars are perfect for snacks or brown-bag lunches. —Giovanna Kranenberg, Cambridge, Minnesota

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chews

"I'm always searching for good recipes to use in the microwave," relates Sharan Williams of Spanish Fork, Utah. "These thick,...


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Peanut Butter Cereal Treats

23 reviews

Kids will love these colorful, crunchy bars. They’re a fun twist on the traditional marshmallow crispy treats…and because they’re so...

White Chocolate Cereal Bars

5 reviews

A friend shared with me this fresh take on traditional crispy treats. My husband loves them, and I feel so...


Snack Mix Squares

12 reviews

A fun snack mix pressed into chewy bars, this treat is popular with kids of all ages. Someone is always...


No-Bake Cereal Bars

32 reviews

With two kinds of cereal and peanut butter, these bars taste almost like candy. —Pauline Christiansen, Columbus, Kansas


Cherry & Almond Crispy Squares

1 review

This grown-up version of a kiddie favorite will please the whole family. Everyone will agree it's delicious! —Taste of Home...

Banana Crunch Bars

1 review

"The distinctive taste of banana tops these easy-to-make no-bake cereal bars," relates Ruth Anderson of Clarion, Iowa.


Oatmeal Raisin Bars

1 review

These bars are so popular with my family that I have to hide them if they're bound for a buffet!...


Peppermint Cereal Squares

1 review

Our 15 grandchildren expect me to make several batches of these minty treats each Christmas. The quick-and-easy preparation is appreciated...


Double Peanut Bars

4 reviews

These sweet no-bake snacks are great energy bars. Any dried fruit works well, but I prefer cranberries. Grain cereals, plus...


Chocolate-Peanut Granola Bars

1 review

Nutella and peanut butter meet to make some amazing granola bars. People always think they're eating something naughty when I...

Winter Wonderland Cereal Treats

This is a fun recipe to make with kids. They can help by decorating with gumdrops, pretzels and candies. Airheads...


Gumdrop Cereal Bars

3 reviews

I was planning to make traditional marshmallow treats but didn't have enough Rice Krispies on hand, so I used Corn...


Chocolate Cereal Bars

5 reviews

"A little bit of chocolate and cocoa goes a long way to give Rice Krispies treats a scrumptious new twist,"...


No-Bake Bars

4 reviews

Susie Wingert from Panama, Iowa, shares this recipe for chewy treats big on taste but needing little effort. "They are...


Chewy Peanut Bars

1 review

Kids will gobble up these chewy peanut-packed treats made with two kinds of crunchy cereal. "The sweet coating contrasts nicely...


Chocolate Peanut Butter Treats

11 reviews

We love these peanut butter Rice Krispie Treats chock-full of creamy peanut butter and sweet chocolate. No one can eat...


Crispy Christmas Trees

3 reviews

These holiday novelties will draw admiring comments wherever you serve them— a sprinkle of sugar supplies a yuletide touch to...


Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

11 reviews

These soft and chewy treats have a hint of orange marmalade, so they're a fun change of pace from typical...

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Milky Way Crispy Bars

What’s not to love about the combination of candy bars and Rice Krispie bars? These give you the crunch of...


Peanut Butter Cereal Bars

3 reviews

I enjoy giving gifts that are simple and homemade. I cut these bars into squares and serve them on holiday...


Chocolate Malt Crispy Bars

5 reviews

This chunky, chewy malted milk chocolate bar is a feast for your eyes. Malted milk flavor fills this bar from...