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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Magic Brownie Bars

When I was a kid, one of my all-time favorite treats was magic cookie bars. This recipe combines all the same classic flavors in a magic brownie bar! —Mandy Rivers, Lexington, South Carolina

Butterscotch-Cappuccino Cream Cheese Pie

Here’s my favorite way to satisfy sweet-tooth cravings. The rich, creamy no-bake pie blends butterscotch flavor and espresso in a...


Chocolate Caramel Candy

106 reviews

This dazzling treat tastes like a homemade Snickers bar and has flavor beyond compare. When I entered it in a...


Easy Holiday Fudge

3 reviews

A friend shared this quick and easy candy recipe with me. The holidays wouldn't be the same without it.


M&M Snack Mix

3 reviews

This colorful snack mix, shared by Billie Blanton of Kingsport, Tennessee, will satisfy a "sweet tooth" or "salty tooth"!

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Five-Chip Cookies

27 reviews

With peanut butter, oats and five kinds of chips, these cookies make a hearty snack that appeals to kids of...


Snowcapped Gingerbread Biscotti

9 reviews

This recipe is one of my favorites to add to my holiday cookie trays. The cookies blend the great flavor...

Four Ingredient Tumbleweeds

2 reviews

With just four ingredients, these surprisingly easy clusters are guaranteed to delight both young and old alike all year round....


Butterscotch Walnut Drops

I created this recipe when I had company coming for Christmas and I was fresh out of chocolate chips. The...


Potato Chip Banana Bread Cookies

My 5-year-old wanted to bake a cake with potato chips and bananas. I couldn't quite manage that, but I did...


Peanut Butter Mallow Candy

My children loved these treats when they were growing up. I still like to make them since they're so easy....

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...


Butterscotch Cashew Bars

7 reviews

I knew these nutty bars were a success when I took them on our annual family vacation. My husband couldn't...


Mother Lode Pretzels

25 reviews

I brought these savory-sweet pretzels to a family gathering, and they disappeared from the dessert tray before dessert was even...


Chocolate-Dipped Pretzel Wreath

2 reviews

Give chocolate and pretzels the holiday treatment they deserve when you shape them as a wreath. Make one for the...


Butterscotch-Toffee Cheesecake Bars

10 reviews

I took a cheesecake bar recipe and added a new flavor combo to transform it! The butterscotch and toffee really...

Crazy Halloween Blondies

4 reviews

I have a real sweet tooth, so Halloween is my favorite holiday. I came up with these bars for my...


Candy Bar Fudge Reindeer

1 review

This sweet butterscotch and peanut butter delight is as cute as a button. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Texas Tumbleweeds

1 review

Tumbleweeds blow across the roads in some parts of Texas, and I think these cute stacks look like them. I've...


Butterscotch Cereal Bites

1 review

You can make these no-bake cookies at a moment's notice for a quick snack or dessert. Plus, they travel well,...


Chocolate Butterscotch Tartlets

3 reviews

Tartlets are like cake pops—tiny and tasty, and a tempting way to experiment with different fillings. But this prizewinning combo...


Triple Chip Cookies

3 reviews

Sweet and salty, just the way we like them! A tube of refrigerated peanut butter cookie dough is the base...


Pretzel Turkey Treats

Get your kids in the Turkey Day spirit. Have them help you put together these well-seasoned treats. With colorful pretzel-based...


Butterscotch Raisin Cookies

3 reviews

In Northampton, Pennsylvania, Victoria Zmarzley-Hahn bakes these chewy oatmeal cookies that are full of butterscotch chips and raisins. "Every so...

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Chocolate Butterscotch Haystacks

17 reviews

My grandmother made these haystack cookies and gave them to my cousin Vonnie and me when our parents didn't want...


Gooey Butterscotch Bars

30 reviews

The name says it all for these bars. With caramels, butterscotch chips and pudding, they're ooey, gooey and finger-lickin' good!...


Four-Chip Fudge

27 reviews

I stir up this wonderful creamy fudge every Christmas. My friend Marlene gave me the recipe years ago, and I've...


Peanutty Candy Bars

18 reviews

These chewy, gooey bars surely won't last long. Good thing they're quick and easy to make!—Mary Schmittinger, Colgate, Wisconsin


Butterscotch Peanut Butter Fudge

You don't have to be experienced at making candy to try your hand at this no-fail fudge. The simply delicious...


Chewy Salted Peanut Bars

6 reviews

My rich bars are studded with the all-American peanut. I like to think famed peanut farmer Jimmy Carter would approve....