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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

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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...


Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

These chewy bars are the perfect no-fuss contribution to a potluck or bake sale. I’ve discovered the trick is to...


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...


S’mores Bars

Glowing campfire coals are not needed to enjoy the traditional taste of s'mores with this recipe from Kristine Brown of...

Caramel-Chocolate Oat Squares

In the summer, we often have weekend guests who go boating with us. These sweet, chewy bars are the perfect...


Crispy Fudge Treats

These chocolaty treats are suggested by Bridgetown, Nova Scotia field editor Joyce Jackson. "They keep well in the fridge, but...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

My twist on rice crispy bars includes crunchy crushed pretzels. Then I top them with a creamy peanut butter coating...


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....


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...

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...


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...


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,...

Chocolaty Nanaimo Bars

If a pastry could be a friend, the Nanaimo bar would be my BFF. This version won Cookie of the...


Calgary Nanaimo Bars

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


Caramel Chip Bars

It's fun to take a yellow cake mix and create something that is this rich and wonderful. We like eating...


Magic Bars

These rich bar cookies will melt in your mouth! They’re ideal to have on hand for a snack. —Pauline Schrag,...


Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Bars

Lower in fat and calories than you might ever guess, these sweet bars couldn't be easier to whip up, boast...


Chewy Chocolate-Cherry Bars

Colorful dried cherries and pistachios star in this take on seven-layer bars. To switch it up even more, try cinnamon...


Chocolate Salted Caramel Bars

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


Chocolate Marshmallow Grahams

While working at a local Grange, I came up with these chocolaty bars to serve with coffee to weary travelers....


Glazed Peanut Butter Bars

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

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Chocolate Chip Cake Bars

"Whenever I need a quick dessert for a bake sale or get-together, I rely on this recipe," informs Tammy Haugen...