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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Fried Ice Cream Dessert Bars

12 reviews

Fried ice cream is such a delicious treat, but it can be a hassle to make individual servings. This recipe gives you the same fabulous flavor in an easy and convenient bar form. —Andrea Price, Grafton, Wisconsin

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...


Coconut-Pineapple Rhubarb Bars

1 review

I make this crunchy, buttery dessert bar with homegrown rhubarb. For an added attraction, serve it warm with frozen yogurt...


Sour Cream and Cranberry Bars

4 reviews

I turned sour cream raisin pie into a cookie bar with a crunchy oatmeal crust, custard-style filling and crisp topping....


Cranberry Eggnog Cheesecake Bars

5 reviews

My family loves everything cheesecake. These bars combine tart cranberries and rich cream cheese, and taste even better when chilled...

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Salted Peanut Bars

10 reviews

You’ll never look at Rice Krispies Treats the same way again after trying these nutty three-tiered cookie, marshmallow and cereal...


Million Dollar Pecan Bars

8 reviews

Who wants to eat like a millionaire? Invest 15 minutes of your time and enjoy a big payoff when you...

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...


Ghostly Graveyard

7 reviews

I came up with this idea for my youngest daughter's October birthday. Then my son requested it for a school...


Chocolate Chip Graham Bars

5 reviews

These moist chewy bars are a satisfying snack any time of day. Packed with oats, chocolate chips, crunchy peanuts and...


Cognac Date Squares

Cider, cognac and pistachios provide new flavor to a classic. Cut into squares and place in a plastic sandwich bag,...

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Warren’s Oatmeal Jam Squares

30 reviews

At 102, I still love to bake. I make these bars in my toaster oven for my fellow residents at...


Black & White Cereal Treats

11 reviews

When my daughter was just 7 years old, she had the brilliant idea of adding Oreo cookies to cereal treats....


Apple-Almond Bake

When my children were young, they loved this apple dessert—and they still do 45 years later! I like it served...


Coconut Citrus Bars

10 reviews

Sweet oranges are the key to these amazing bars with loads of orange flavor in every bite. The unique crust...


Ribbon Crispies

1 review

"These dressed-up rice crispies are a great-tasting twist on a longtime favorite," writes Nancy Baker of Boonville, Missouri. "They’re perfect...

Glazed Peanut Butter Bars

26 reviews

Memories of lunchtime at school and my Aunt Shelly's kitchen come to mind when I bite into these sweet, chewy...


Sour Cream Raisin Squares

4 reviews

My aunt shared this recipe with me, and my family has always enjoyed it. I love to make these bars...


Not Your Mama’s Seven-Layer Bars

The addition of dulce de leche makes this a decadent new take on traditional seven-layer bars. You can cut this...


Winning Cranberry Date Bars

8 reviews

I enjoy making these when the cranberry season arrives. The recipe is very easy to put together, which is perfect...


Pumpkin Oatmeal Bars

9 reviews

It took me a long time to develop this quick-and-easy recipe, but I’m so happy with how it turned out....


Cranberry Date Bars

14 reviews

Rich and fruity, these bars let you enjoy cranberries year-round. I've made batches for all kinds of church and social...


Frosted Peanut Butter Fingers

6 reviews

I first learned about these quick crowd-pleasers from a next-door neighbor when I sniffed the delightful aroma of a batch...