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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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 because the recipe doesn't include chocolate, you can pack them for long drives or vacations without worrying about melted-chocolate messes," she writes from her Fond du Lac, Wisconsin home.

Peanut Jelly Bars

1 review

A layer of grape jelly between a peanut-oatmeal crust and topping gives these bars a taste of a peanut butter...


Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars

89 reviews

My family loves this peanut butter cookie bars recipe—oatmeal, brownie bars, peanuts—it's made from all our favorite things! Oatmeal, peanut...


Peanut Butter Oat Bars

4 reviews

With their yummy chocolate and butterscotch topping, these chewy bars are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth! Since the recipe...


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...

Peanut Cake Bars

The librarian at my son's high school brought these bars in as a treat for here helpers one day. He...


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

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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...


Million Dollar Pecan Bars

7 reviews

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


No-Bake Cereal Bars

32 reviews

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


Cinnamon Granola Bars

65 reviews

I make these at least once a week for my husband, David. He takes one in his lunch every week...

Date Bars

3 reviews

I used to be the cafeteria manager at a grade school and these bars were always a hit.


Date Oat Bars

2 reviews

My mother found this recipe many years ago. I love the citrusy taste of these treats just as much today...


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.


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...


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!...

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...


Special Cookie Bars

In Casper, Wyoming, Mary Haass Valstad uses four types of chips to create these yummy treats. "I made these sweet...


Chewy Energy Bars

27 reviews

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


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...


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...


Peanut Butter Crispy Bars

4 reviews

“I needed something quick for a gathering and whipped up these yummy bars.” Gail Anderson - Jefferson, Wisconsin


Snack Bars

If your family likes granola bars, they're sure to love these tempting treats. Full of hearty ingredients, they're a perfect...


Raspberry Oatmeal Bars

18 reviews

Cake mix hurries along the prep work for these yummy bars. Raspberry jam adds a pop of color and sweetness,...

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Rhubarb Oat Bars

17 reviews

These chewy rhubarb bars provide just the right amount of tartness and sweetness. They are simply unbeatable! —Renette Cressey, Fort...


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...


Orange-Cranberry Oat Bars

1 review

With the incredible combination of orange and cranberry, these bars are fast sellers at my church's Christmas bazaar.—Agnes Ward, Stratford,...


No-Bake Raisin Bars Cookie

No-Bake Raisin Bars com from Dawn Fagestrom of Warren, Minnesota. "Hearty bars like these really fight hunger on the road,"...


Makeover Oatmeal Bars

20 reviews

These delicious bars are even more moist and chewier than the original recipe, but with all the old-fashioned oatmeal flavor...


Chocolaty S’mores Bars

31 reviews

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