Cooking with Gear & Gadgets

Learn how to put your favorite gear to work. We’ve got tips on how to make the most of your pressue cooker, Dutch oven, cast-iron skillet, air fryer and much more.

Add Filter

No-Bake Cereal Cookie Bars

1 review

We pull out all the goodies for these chewy bars, like raisins and coconut. For more color, sprinkle on the M&M's once the bars are in the pan. Then press them in. —Connie Craig, Lakewood, Washington

Easy Cinnamon Thins

When a co-worker’s husband came home from Iraq, we had a potluck for him. These cookies with coarse red sugar...


Homemade Butterfinger Bites

2 reviews

Bent on using up a stash of leftover candy corn, I decided to experiment. Turns out, if you melt it,...


South Dakota Frito Treats

15 reviews

Yep, they're made with corn chips! These salty sweets were a staple after meetings at the quilt guild I belonged...


No-Bake Cornflake Cookies

1 review

I grew up on a farm where we hand-milked cows and had plenty of milk and cream to use for...

Dipped Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

10 reviews

You’ll love to give tins of these chocolate-coated cookies to your lucky friends. The shortcut holiday recipe is almost too...


Nutty Rice Krispie Cookies

4 reviews

My mom and I used to make these treats for Christmas every year. The no-stovetop prep means the kids can...

White Almond No-Bake Cookies

2 reviews

My daughter and I like to try new recipes. We were out of chocolate chips one day, so we came...


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....


Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter Bites

4 reviews

My son Micah and I love peanut butter cups, so we made them into a new treat. We entered these...


S’mores No-Bake Cookies

3 reviews

There's no easier way to get that s'mores goodness in your kitchen. Mix these cookies together and chill till you're...

Chocolate Almond Drops

So much rich, chocolaty flavor, so little time! My trufflelike cookies are deceptively easy to make and look so elegant...


No-Bake Cookie Balls

28 reviews

I go for these quick bites when I'm short on time or don't want to turn on the oven. I...


Easy Peanut Butter Balls

3 reviews

"These simple saucepan cookies are a snap to make," assures Marg Mitro of Grafton, Ontario. "In fact, I can whip...


Fruity No-Bake Cookies

Keep your kitchen cool with these freezer cookies made with fruity cereal. They're extra sweet and even more fun for...


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...

Mint Chocolate-Covered Cookies

At our house, everyone lends a hand to make these easy chocolate-covered cookies. They remind me of Thin Mints. Decorate...


Rosettes

7 reviews

These traditional deep-fried favorites are crisp and delicious with a delicate, lacy look. Dipping the edges into icing helps defines...


No-Bake Minty Oreo Blossoms

My blossoms take the Oreo truffle just a little further—and fancier. They're dressed up with a candy coating and a...


Quick Crisp Snack Bars

9 reviews

My daughters have loved these nutritious snacks since they were in grade school. Now, both are adults and still make...


No-Bake Christmas Wreath Treats

14 reviews

Cornflakes take the place of traditional rice cereal in these sweet no-bake Christmas cookies from our Test Kitchen. Dressed...


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...


Chocolate Butterscotch Haystacks

11 reviews

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


Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

8 reviews

My secret to these rich no-bake bites? Pretzels in the crust. They add a salty crunch to the classic peanut...

Magazine Cover

Subscribe & SAVE

Save Up To 80%!

No-Bake Fudgy Coconut Cookies

13 reviews

My daughter works at a summer camp, so I send treats. Instead of a cookie jar we use a coffee...


Spearmint Thins

No time to bake cookies from scratch? Create a tasty treat in little more than half an hour by doctoring...


No-Bake Cookie Butter Blossoms

4 reviews

Chewy and sweet, these easy treats mix Rice Krispies, cookie spread and chocolate kisses in an unforgettable spin on an...


Cherry No-Bake Cookies

8 reviews

I've always loved my no-bake cookie recipe, but I was never able to place at the fair with it. So...


Dutch Waffle Cookies

2 reviews

My mom taught me how to make these waffle iron cookies. Now I have my friends bring their waffle irons...


Holiday Cornflake Cookies

10 reviews

I can't seem to make enough of these cornflake wreaths around the holidays. The cookies firm up quickly, so you'll...