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Orange Cranberry Cookie Bars

1 review

These cranberry cookie bars combine two beloved holiday flavors and top a delicious soft crust with cream cheese icing. We enjoy these during the holiday season. —Jennifer Blakely, Visalia, California

Apricot Mud Hen Cake Bars

10 reviews

These mud hen bars have been in my family for generations. My maternal grandmother gave this recipe to my mother,...


No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

1 review

I have to be super careful when cooking for my daughter because of food sensitivities, so I make these no-bake...


Toffee Turtle Squares

8 reviews

Here's an easy way to make turtle candies for a big group. These bars are very rich, so a little...


Toffee Crunch Grahams

6 reviews

Only four ingredients make up these toffee bars loaded with crunchy almonds. "My sister gave me the recipe years ago,...

Frosted Pumpkin Cranberry Bars

8 reviews

With tangy dried cranberries tucked inside and a creamy brown butter frosting, these mildly spiced pumpkin bars are doubly delightful....


Hermits

3 reviews

Dress up a cookie plate with these old-fashioned spice bars full of raisins, molasses, cinnamon, ginger and nuts. Then dip...

Sweet Potato Dessert Squares

5 reviews

I prepare sweet potatoes every week for my family, mostly as a side dish. But I've found this vegetable also...


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...


Raisin Pumpkin Bars

7 reviews

These moist bars will keep well—if your family doesn't eat them all right away! They're nice to take to a...


Date Bar Dessert

3 reviews

MY MOTHER copied this recipe from a Quaker Oats box in the 1950s, and it remains one of our favorite...

Napoleon Cremes

2 reviews

For the annual Christmas open house we host, I set out a buffet with lots of food and candies like...


White Chocolate Cereal Bars

4 reviews

A friend shared with me this fresh take on traditional crispy treats. My husband loves them, and I feel so...


Grandma’s Pecan Rum Bars

2 reviews

My grandmother handed down the recipe for these gooey bars, which we all love. The candied cherries are a must....


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...


Cinnamon Nut Bars

8 reviews

Classic bar meets good-for-you ingredients in this updated recipe. If you have the patience, after the bars are cool, store...

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Peanut Caramel Brownie Bites

8 reviews

With their multiple decadent layers, these brownies are my family's absolute favorite. —Ella Agans, Birch Tree, Missouri


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...


Cranberry Eggnog Cheesecake Bars

4 reviews

My family loves everything cheesecake. These bars combine tart cranberries and rich cream cheese, and taste even better when chilled...


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...


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Apple Caramel Cheesecake Bars

71 reviews

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


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...


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Warren’s Oatmeal Jam Squares

30 reviews

At 102, I still love to bake. I make these bars in my toaster oven for my fellow residents at...


Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

11 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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