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Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

8 reviews

These chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies bring back fond memories of my mom. They were her favorite, and she always made a batch when she knew company was coming. —Jacquie McTaggart, Independence, Iowa

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Almond-Pecan Date Truffles

3 reviews

My daughter and I came across a date candy recipe when she was learning about ancient Egypt. We changed some...


Chocolate Lebkuchen Cherry Balls

1 review

Here's my twist on the traditional German holiday lebkuchen—with a surprise inside. Maraschino cherries add a sweet and unexpected punch...


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...


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...

Dutch Waffle Cookies

3 reviews

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


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,...

Holiday Rum Balls

26 reviews

I use this recipe for special occasions with my wonderful family and friends. The treats are so easy to make...


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...


S’mores No-Bake Cookies

4 reviews

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


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...

No-Bake Cookie Butter Blossoms

5 reviews

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


White Chocolate Cereal Eggs

1 review

A friend gave me this fresh take on traditional crispy treats. You can make these in bars, but they're really...


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....


Dipped Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

17 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...


Cherry No-Bake Cookies

14 reviews

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


No-Bake Cookie Balls

30 reviews

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


Fruity No-Bake Cookies

1 review

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


Coconut Joys

7 reviews

If you like coconut, you’ll love these no-bake, no-fuss sweets. They are cute as can be and make a satisfying...


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...


No-Bake Christmas Wreath Treats

19 reviews

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


Yummy Cracker Snacks

54 reviews

These treats are my family's favorite, and it seems no matter how many I make, they always disappear too soon....

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Chocolate Almond Drops

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


Church Window Cookies

9 reviews

This is a hit with kids—the little ones just love the colored marshmallows! —Emmilie Gaston, Wabash, Indiana


South Dakota Frito Treats

18 reviews

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


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...


No-Bake Fudgy Coconut Cookies

14 reviews

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


Frosty Orange Cream Cheese Cups

These bite-sized frozen treats will cool you down during the dog days of summer. —Roxanne Chan, Albany, California