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    Andes Mint Cookies

    Transform your favorite candy into a baked treat! These Andes mint cookies are better than any after-dinner mint. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    Devil’s Food Snack Cake

    6 reviews

    My husband and his friends request this devil's food snack cake for camping trips because it’s easy to transport. That...


    Kid-Made Cocoa Cupcakes

    I’m only a kid, and this is the first recipe I’ve created. I spent a year perfecting these cupcakes, asking...


    Skillet Chocolate Chunk Walnut Blondies

    2 reviews

    Put these beauties out at a potluck and you’ll find only crumbs on your platter when it’s time to head...


    Chocolate Chunk Walnut Blondies

    4 reviews

    Put a stack of these beauties out at a potluck and you'll find only crumbs on your platter when it's...

    Cinnamon-Spice Brownies

    Gail Mehle of Rock Springs, Wyoming submitted the original recipe for these brownies with a secret ingredient: cinnamon. The spicy...


    The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

    2 reviews

    Everyone has a favorite type of chocolate chip cookie—a little crispy, a little chewy—but they all have to begin with...

    Salted Cashew & Caramel Chews

    5 reviews

    Nothing says "welcome home" like warm, gooey, chewy cookies right out of the oven with a cold glass of milk—mmm,...


    Fudge Nut Brownies

    36 reviews

    There's no brownie recipe or mix I've ever tried that's better than this! And it's so easy—you can mix it...


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    Ultimate Double Chocolate Brownies

    73 reviews

    As someone who grew up in the country, I love getting out into nature whenever I can. I also love...


    Million Dollar Pecan Bars

    7 reviews

    Who wants to eat like a millionaire? Invest 15 minutes of your time and enjoy a big payoff when you...

    Cranberry Cashew Fudge

    What berries say “Christmas” more than cranberries? I add those little ruby-red gems to a simple nut fudge recipe, giving...


    Chewy Choco-Caramel Squares

    These rich, chewy bars make a quick and easy dessert for Thanksgiving. They're popular at bake sales and classroom parties,...


    Chocolate Peanut Treats

    13 reviews

    When I was in high school, I took these sweet and crunchy squares to bake sales— and they were the...


    Grilled Pizza Bread

    These fun French bread pizzas are great picnic fare for both kids and adults. Tasty on the grill, they can...


    Cookies & Cream Brownies

    10 reviews

    You won't want to frost these brownies, since the marbled top is too pretty to cover up. Besides, the tasty...

    Triple Fudge Brownies

    30 reviews

    When you're in a hurry to make dessert, here's a "mix of mixes" that's so convenient and quick. The result...


    Corny Chocolate Crunch

    4 reviews

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


    Marshmallow Fudge

    24 reviews

    You'll find it nearly impossible to resist this rich chocolate delight. It's chock-full of marshmallows and graham crackers—and no one...


    Pistachio Brownie Toffee Bars

    3 reviews

    These coveted brownie bars are homey and chocolaty awesome. They've been a sought-after staple on Christmas cookie trays for years....


    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...


    Spiced Brownie Bites

    My son and I came up with this recipe together to satisfy our cravings for chocolate and spice. —Anna Nicoletta,...


    Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

    2 reviews

    "My daughter won first place in a contest with this candy, which I make at Christmas time. It melts in...


    Banana Crunch Bars

    1 review

    "The distinctive taste of banana tops these easy-to-make no-bake cereal bars," relates Ruth Anderson of Clarion, Iowa.

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    Chocolate Salted Caramel Bars

    3 reviews

    I love to experiment with different recipes and combine classic and new flavors. I've been making this shortbread for over...


    Black-Bottom Banana Bars

    48 reviews

    These bars stay very moist, and their rich banana and chocolate flavor is even better the second day. My mother-in-law...


    Super Chunky Cookies

    25 reviews

    Chocolate lovers will go crazy over these cookies that feature loads of chocolate! When friends ask me to make "those...


    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,...


    Browned Butter Cereal Bars

    1 review

    Crispy rice treats were one of the first recipes I ever made as a kid. For this version, I wanted...


    Calgary Nanaimo Bars

    23 reviews

    This version of Nanaimo bars may claim roots in Alberta, but the original was said to be dreamed up in...