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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Caramel Apple Bars

9 reviews

These bars make an excellent fall dessert. We like to warm individual servings in the microwave and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. It quickly became a family favorite; maybe it'll become one of your family's, too. —Carol Stuber, Osawatomie, Kansas

Oatmeal Apricot Squares

4 reviews

Easy to prepare and designed to make a small amount, these squares are a marvelous blend of flavors. It's a...


Caramel Nut Bars

6 reviews

No one can resist these chewy caramel and chocolate bars with a delightful oat crust and topping. They make a...


Red, White and Blue Rice Krispies Treats

Instead of the typical melted marshmallows, this clever recipe calls for melted vanilla chips. With crisp rice cereal, peanut butter...


Chocolate Chip Oat Bars

2 reviews

In Sagamore Hills, Ohio, Kim Wills stirs up a big panful of these chewy oat squares loaded with nuts and...

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,...


Chewy Chip Bars

3 reviews

"These sweet granola bars are chock-full of butterscotch and chocolate chips," reports Eileen Sears of Eagle, Wisconsin. "The bars freeze...

Butterscotch Bars

I put three recipes together to make these amazing bars that really satisfy the sweet tooth. —Romagene Deuel, Clarkston, Michigan


Gooey Chocolate Caramel Bars

15 reviews

These rich, gooey bars are my most requested treats. They're popular at school functions, family barbecues and picnics. We like...


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...


Apple-Berry Streusel Bars

1 review

With fruity filling and nutty topping, these attractive bars taste like they cost a pretty penny.—Jane Acree, Holcomb, Illinois

Chewy Spice Bars

I first sampled these bars when a student's mother brought them in for a party at the school where I...


Apricot Oat Bars

2 reviews

With an oat-filled crust and golden crumb topping, these apricot-filled bars are sweet and chewy. "Snackers can't resist my fruit...


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.


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,"...


Chewy Energy Bars

32 reviews

This energy bar recipe is quick to make and easy to store. My husband and I put these homemade granola...

Berry Granola Bars

4 reviews

"These hearty bars are great for breakfast on the go or to stash in or your desk at work," writes...


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...


Quick Peanut Butter Squares

1 review

"This recipe is so quick to make and uses ingredients usually found in ample supply in my cupboard," notes Marsha...


Peanutty Caramel Bars

4 reviews

Made in the microwave, these sweet and chewy bars can be stirred by very quickly. Loaded with caramel, chocolate, peanuts...


Cereal Cookie Bars

1 review

These chewy crowd-pleasers from Connie Craig of Lakewood, Washington feature all sorts of goodies, including chocolate chips, raisins, coconut and...


Chocolaty S’mores Bars

36 reviews

One night my husband had some friends over to play poker and he requested these s'mores bars. They polished off...


Choco-Peanut Bars Deluxe

1 review

Satisfy your sweet tooth with the classic blend of peanut butter and chocolate. Together, the tender peanutty bar and crunchy...


Caramel Oat Bar Mix

In Boise, Idaho, Jennifer Jensen keeps a big batch of this oat mixture on hand, so she can bake these...

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Caramelitas

8 reviews

To round out a great Mexican meal, I serve these. The chewy bars have a tasty oatmeal crust that's covered...


Chewy Snack Squares

2 reviews

These chewy bars are a nice change of pace from the usual marshmallow cereal bars. Adding peanuts and coconut makes...


Best Date Bars

9 reviews

Date recipes are some of my favorite desserts to cook up. These date treats are very easy to bake, and...


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Apricot Date Squares

3 reviews

Memories of her mom's fruity date bars inspired Shannon Koene of Blacksburg, Virginia to create this wonderful recipe. “I've had...


Caramel Cereal Treats

7 reviews

“I’ve gotten a lot of compliments on these bars,” writes Laurie Lingenfelter from Nevada, Iowa. Even her husband’s friends at...


Caramel-Chocolate Crunch Bars

“These bars are lower in calories and are just scrumptious,” says Agnes Ward. “The Grape-Nuts and oatmeal gives them a...