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    Game-Day Bourbon-Glazed Caramel Corn

    Here's a grown-up version of a favorite kid’s treat. The bourbon and ginger combination that is so good in cocktails now has a home in a munchie that is perfect for snacking. —Sally Sibthorpe, Shelby Township, Michigan

    Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars

    90 reviews

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


    Cranberry Popcorn Bars

    1 review

    Between work and home, I eat popcorn every day. Our company makes old-fashioned stovetop poppers. We're in the heart of...


    Popcorn Cookies

    12 reviews

    It's so much fun to surprise people with the crushed popcorn in these yummy cookies. They're definitely a distinctive cookie...


    Corny Chocolate Crunch

    4 reviews

    This sweet treat tastes almost like candy, and it's gone just about as fast! —Delores Ward, Decatur, Indiana

    Tex-Mex Popcorn

    3 reviews

    Spicy Southwest seasoning makes this snackin'-good popcorn ideal for any fiesta. —Katie Rose, Pewaukee, Wisconsin


    Cookies in a Jiffy

    6 reviews

    You'll be amazed and delighted with how quickly you can whip up a batch of these homemade cookies. —Clara Hielkema,...

    Cereal Cookie Bars

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


    Snack Bars

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


    No-Bake Choco-Nut Chews

    We have a hard time keeping these tasty snacks in our house for long, so it's good that they're quick...


    Three-Herb Popcorn

    1 review

    Try this seasoned treat for a tasty twist on plain popcorn. Mixed nuts add crunch and flavor but are optional....

    Candied Popcorn Snack

    2 reviews

    "I got this family-favorite recipe in the 1950's," remarks Victoria Walzer of Lakeport, California. "It makes a big chewy batch...


    Garlic Parmesan Popcorn

    1 review

    I came up with this recipe one night when I was craving a salty snack. It's a great change from...


    Vanilla Caramel Corn

    3 reviews

    This recipe gives a sweet and tasty twist to microwave popcorn. When I first tried it at a party, I...


    Three-in-One Popcorn Crunch

    1 review

    Folks with a sweet tooth will dig into these bite-size snacks. Candy corn is a colorful addition, so this mouthwatering...


    Sunflower Popcorn Bars

    3 reviews

    Kansas is called the Sunflower State because of the wild sunflowers that grow abundantly. Cultivated varieties of sunflowers are an...

    Candy Corn & Peanut Popcorn Balls

    My daughter and I enjoy baking and cooking together, and this recipe is one my daughter can help make and...


    Vanilla Popcorn

    10 reviews

    "This sweet crunchy snack is my family's favorite," writes Carolyn Roney of Scipio Center, New York. "For variety, substitute almond...


    Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

    29 reviews

    Dotted with cranberries, orange zest and vanilla chips, these cookies are so colorful and fun to eat. They look lovely...


    Veggie Barley Salad

    "When I took this salad to a family potluck, it was such a hit! I often fix it with basil-flavored...


    Sweet-Tooth Popcorn

    3 reviews

    I like to be creative with this popcorn recipe and add different things to make it festive for the holidays....


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    Ranger Cookies

    40 reviews

    These golden brown ranger cookies are crispy on the outside and cakelike on the inside. Their tasty blend of oats,...


    Gluten-Free Grilled Burgers

    2 reviews

    No way did I want to give up juicy, delicious hamburgers when I learned that I needed to eat gluten-free....


    Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

    4 reviews

    In our new cookbook “The Kitchen Decoded,” we include tabbouleh salad because it's super simple and filling. Try red quinoa...

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    Giant Monster Cookies

    24 reviews

    Who can resist gigantic monster cookies chock-full of goodies like chocolate chips, M&M's and peanut butter? If your appetite isn't...


    Gingerbread Caramel Crunch

    12 reviews

    If you love gingerbread, you won't be able to resist this crispy, crunchy popcorn. Munch it yourself or share it...


    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....


    Mexican Rice Salad

    4 reviews

    Ruth Bianchi from Apple Valley, Minnesota notes, “The recipe for this delicious, colorful salad has been in my family for...


    Summer Beef Skewers

    2 reviews

    "The marinade that seasons these summery skewers has a robust flavor that friends and family love," relates Cheryl Arnold of...


    Honey-Ginger Turkey Kabobs

    3 reviews

    Lime juice and fresh pineapple lend an island flair to these fun kabobs, served with well-seasoned rice. I got the...