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Skillet Chocolate Chunk Walnut Blondies

Put these beauties out at a potluck and you’ll find only crumbs on your platter when it’s time to head home. Everyone will ask who made those scrumptious blondies, so be sure to bring copies of the recipe! —Peggy Woodward, Taste of Home Senior Food Editor

Gimlet Bars

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


Chewy Caramel Bars

From Harbor Beach, Michigan, Debra Davidson-Cregeur shares one of her favorite recipes. She writes, “There are always requests for this...


Hawaiian Joy Bars

With the hint of rum plus the nuts and coconut, these bars are like a trip to the islands. I...


Can’t Leave Alone Bars

I take these quick and easy treats to church meetings, potlucks and housewarming parties. I often make a double batch...

Almond Bars

"This is one of my favorite recipes for last-minute school bake sales," writes Sandy Kerrison from her home in Lockport,...

Chocolate-Coconut Layer Bars

I’m a huge fan of Nanaimo bars, the no-bake layered dessert named for the city in British Columbia. For fun,...


Picnic Bars

You'll score points with a crowd when you stir together these delicious fudge-like treats. They're very moist and rich. The...


Chocolate Nut Bars

When I ask my husband what he would like me to bake, he often asks for these fudgy, nutty bars....

Yummy Cookie Bars

I received this recipe from a special co-worker at school, and it is always a huge success when I make...


Blueberry Bars

Our three sons like these bars so much that after they were married, each of my daughters-in-law asked for the...


Contest-Winning Strawberry Jam Bars

I bake for a group of seniors every week, and this is one of the goodies they request most. I...


Gooey Chocolate Caramel Bars

These rich, gooey bars are my most-requested treats. They're popular at school functions, family barbecues and picnics. We like them...

Loaded M&M Oreo Cookie Bars

We’re all so busy and pressed for time. I find myself creating recipes that are fast to prepare and deliver...


Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

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


Carrot Cake Bars

“A friend served these moist, tender cake bars at an outdoor party, and everyone raved about the taste. Often, I'll...


Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

These yummy pecan bars start with a homemade pastry crust and pile on lots of semisweet chocolate. They’re perfect for...


Cereal Cookie Bars

These chewy crowd-pleasers from Connie Craig of Lakewood, Washington feature all sorts of goodies, including chocolate chips, raisins, coconut and...


Frosted Peanut Butter Bars

These sweet, chewy peanut butter bars are a great no-fuss treat to bring to a potluck or bake sale. A...


Behr Track Cookie Bars

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


Pistachio Brownie Toffee Bars

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


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Caramel Snickerdoodle Bars

What did I do when I couldn’t decide between two of my favorite desserts? I combined them! This snickerdoodle-blondie hybrid...

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Apple Caramel Cheesecake Bars

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


Gooey Chocolate-Peanut Bars

These are so easy to make and take no time at all. They’re great to package up for those college...


Peaches ‘n’ Cream Bars

For a new spin on peach pie, try these easy-to-love bars. The mellow fruit flavor really comes through. —Hubert Scott,...


Raspberry Pie Squares

Making pie for a crowd may seem impossible, but not when you turn to this crowd-pleasing recipe! The sweet-tart raspberry...


Frosted Peanut Butter Fingers

I first learned about these quick crowd-pleasers from a next-door neighbor when I sniffed the delightful aroma of a batch...


Popcorn Bars

Forget the hassle of homemade popcorn balls; these bars taste just fabulous without all the fuss! As added bonus, they’re...