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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Scotch Teas

3 reviews

"When my kids were little, these sweet golden bars were standbys for hurry-up treats," recalls Jane Hacker of Milwaukee, Wisconsin....


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...


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...


PB&J Bars

Big and little kids alike will love these four-ingredient bars that offer a cookie crust, a layer of jam and...


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...


Pineapple Almond Bars

From Cynthiana, Kentucky, Janice Smith shares the recipe for these yummy bar cookies. Oats and almonds are a crunchy complement...


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...


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...


Caramel Oat Bar Mix

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


Fudge-Nut Oatmeal Bars

5 reviews

Writes Kim Stoller of Smithville, Ohio, "When I make these bars for lunches and snacks, they're gone in a jiffy!"


Oatmeal Brownie Bars

1 review

Lynette Rens of Maynard, Minnesota sent us these over-the-top brownie bars. They were chocolatey and delicious, and our tasting panel...


Butterscotch Bones

Ordinary rice cereal treats get special treatment with the addition of butterscotch flavors.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


German Chocolate Caramel Bars

3 reviews

I get at least one recipe request every time I take these cookies to a church potluck. The caramel and...


Cognac Date Squares

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

Rhubarb Oat Bars

22 reviews

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


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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...


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...


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...


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,...

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...


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....


Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

17 reviews

My twist on rice crispy bars includes crunchy crushed pretzels. Then I top them with a creamy peanut butter coating...


Winter Wonderland Cereal Treats

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


Choco Owls

You'll have a blast making Choco Owls to add to a Halloween treat platter. —Taste of Home Food Styling Team


Apple-Almond Bake

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