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Easy Mexican Brownies

4 reviews

I was hosting a fun Mexican-themed cocktail party and needed a quick dessert. Dressing up an ordinary boxed brownie mix made life easy and delicious! —Susan Stetzel, Gainesville, New York

Rainbow S’moreo Cookies

3 reviews

Homemade Oreo-style cookies are pretty great on their own, but they're even better when you add graham cracker crumbs to...


Apple Butter Cookies

10 reviews

My mother used to bake these mouthwatering cookies for an after-school treat. Though it's been 55 years since I first...


Mom’s Hazelnut & Chocolate Bread Pudding

1 review

Mom combined her love of hazelnut spread and bread pudding into one delicious recipe. It's a fabulous make-ahead dessert for...


Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

2 reviews

I first started making this cake when my husband was stationed with the military in California. Now, 20 years later,...

White Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

2 reviews

This is a cookie you will want to make again and again. I like to take it to church get-togethers...


Behr Track Cookie Bars

1 review

The holidays are the perfect time to indulge in these ooey-gooey, salty-sweet peanut butter bars. A lot of people comment...

Godiva Liqueur Brownies

1 review

Santa’s eyes twinkle when he finds this very adult brownie on the cookie tray. With chocolaty liqueur and other spirits,...


Not Your Mama’s Seven-Layer Bars

The addition of dulce de leche makes this a decadent new take on traditional seven-layer bars. You can cut this...


Crispy Chocolate Log

3 reviews

"Our teacher challenged our class to use the microwave for more than defrosting and reheating leftovers," write Michael Saunders and...


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...

Gimlet Bars

1 review

I love a tangy gimlet when the weather turns steamy—but these bars are just the thing when the craving hits...


Cinnamon Granola Bars

65 reviews

I make these at least once a week for my husband, David. He takes one in his lunch every week...


Glazed Peanut Butter Bars

24 reviews

Memories of lunchtime at school and my Aunt Shelly's kitchen come to mind when I bite into these sweet, chewy...


Chewy Surprise Cookies

9 reviews

"With four daughters, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild, I've baked lots of cookies," notes Lavon Timken of Cimmaron, Kansas. "This...


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Hand-Held Apple Pies

25 reviews

When I was in high school, my best friend's mother baked this mini apple pie recipe every year. I was...

Popcorn Cookies

13 reviews

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


Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

13 reviews

This soft, chewy oatmeal breakfast bar recipe features a hint of orange marmalade for a fun change of pace from...


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Apple Caramel Cheesecake Bars

73 reviews

The streusel topping that comes with this recipe for apple cream cheese bars is absolutely irresistible. If you can’t resist...


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,...