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Raspberry Bar Cookies

Bar Cookie RecipesThere are numerous bar cookie recipes that you can easily and quickly make for the family or as a special indulgence. Additionally, many cookie recipes can be converted into bar cookie recipes. This page contains bar cookie recipes.


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Pumpkin BarsCombine all ingredients. Beat until smooth and pour batter into 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees. Cream frosting ingredients together until smooth.


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Peanut Butter BarsThis recipe may not be the "healthiest", but it is quick and easy with few ingredients for when your family has a hankering for something sweet.


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Chipperoo BarsCombine first 2 ingredients in bowl; set aside. Sift dry ingredients together; set aside. Beat eggs into brown sugar mixture. Add flour mixture slowly, mixing well.


A pan of chocolate chip bar cookies.

Chocolate Chip Bar CookiesI got this recipe many years ago at my baby shower. Someone always asks for the recipe. Instead of chocolate chips, you can use butternut chips, peanut butter chips, chocolate covered peanuts or raisins, or plain raisins. Coconut and nuts may also be added.


A salted caramel butter bar on a plate.

Salted Caramel Butter BarsI love everything caramel. This one looked rich, just like a cookie bar should be.


A finished cookie bar.

Seven Layer Cookie BarsUsing this basic recipe, you have the freedom to use different layers of sweets to build this cookie bar.


A baking pan of cooked peach bars.

Peach BarsI had a box of fresh peaches to use and didn't feel like canning or freezing them. Although they were delicious, we weren't going through them very quickly, so I found this fresh peach bar recipe to try out.


Lemon-Butter Bars

Lemon-Butter BarsI found this recipe amongst my Mom's old recipes. I just love anything made with lemon!


Berry and Mango Breakfast Bar

Making Berry and Mango Breakfast BarsMaking these delicious kid approved breakfast bars is easy using the recipe provided on this page. Berry and mango jam is sandwiched between layers sweetened of oatmeal and flour dough. Adults will love them too.


Zesty Lime Cheesecake Bars stacked on plate

Making Zesty Lime Cheesecake BarsThese baked cheesecake bars are flavored with lime juice and have a cinnamon graham cracker crust. The ingredients and recipe follows.


baked Purple Cookie Bars dusted with powdered sugar

Purple Cookie BarsPurple yam paste made from the root crop known as ube, is the secret to these delicious, intensely colored cookies. Sneak some good healthy ingredients into your child's lunchtime snack.



stack of Tangerine Lime Bars

Tangerine Lime BarsThis simple to make variation on traditional lemon bars uses tangerines and a lime for a less tart, but equally delicious treat. The ingredients and instructions follow.


Zucchini Bars on a plate with almonds.

Zucchini Bar RecipesZucchini bars are a great way to use up all of the zucchini from your garden. You can even freeze some for later. This page contains zucchini bar recipes.


Cherry cobbler bars on a cookie sheet.

Cherry Cobbler BarsThese bars are reminiscent of this summertime favorite. This page contains recipes for cherry cobbler bars.


Scotcheroos butterscotch rice krispies treats in a pan.

Scotcheroos Recipe (Rice Krispies Treats)A well known and loved rice crispy treat you can easily make at home.This page contains scotcheroos recipes (rice krispies treats).


cut Granola Bars

Healthy Granola BarsVery easy and healthy granola bar for you and your family to enjoy. Perfect as a snack or to take on the go for breakfast. Change up the dried fruits or add in chocolate for variety.


Soft Pumpkin Granola Bar

Soft Pumpkin Granola Bars RecipeThese oatmeal and spice based pumpkin bars are low in sugar and absolutely delicious. This page contains a soft pumpkin granola bars recipe.


Chocolate Oat Loaf

Chocolate Oat LoafThis is a page about chocolate oat loaf. This oatmeal based loaf is a delicious dessert, but can also be eaten as a between meals snack this is lower in calories and carbohydrates than some commercially made alternatives.


Plate of dream bar cookies

Dream Bars RecipesThis page contains dream bar recipes. Delicious treats can easily be made at home with quality ingredients and an oven.


Mango Lime Bars Recipe

Mango Lime Bars RecipeThis is a page about mango lime bars recipe. The delicious flavors of mangos and limes meld in this scrumptious alternative to the popular lemon bar.


A banana bar cookie covered in sliced almonds and chocolate with sliced banana in the foreground ]

Banana Bar RecipesThe sweet taste of bananas will quickly make these delicious bars a favorite. This page contains banana bar recipes.


Toffee Squares

Toffee Squares RecipeThis is a page about toffee squares. These rich, buttery toffee treats are perfect for a party or as a gift for someone special.


Butterscotch Squares

Butterscotch Squares RecipesThe sweet, rich flavor of brown sugar and butter can make many delicious chewy treats. This page contains butterscotch squares recipes.



Applesauce Bar RecipesA nutritious snack bar with less oil and sugar can be made using applesauce. This page contains applesauce bar recipes.


Toffee Bar

Toffee Bar RecipesThis page contains toffee bar recipes. These rich cookie bars are perfect for the holidays or anytime.


Fig Newtons

Fig Newtons RecipesThis is page contains Fig Newtons recipes. These delicious fruit bars are enjoyed by many and can be made at home.



A photo of shredded coconut, one of the ingredients in coconut bars.

Coconut Bar RecipesThis page contains coconut bar recipes. Delicious treats can be made with this tropical drupe fruit.


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Raspberry BarsThis page is a page about raspberry bars. Raspberry bars make a delicious treat for dessert or your lunchbox.


Blueberry Fruit Bars

Fruit Bar RecipesThis page contains fruit bar recipes. Choose your favorite fruit and whip up a batch of moist delicious fruit bars.


Cherry Cranberry Bar

Cherry Cranberry Bar RecipesThis page contains cherry cranberry bar recipes. Cherries and cranberries blend together to create a delicious fruit bar. Add some nuts to the topping for an excellent upgrade.


pile of cinnamon

Glazed Cinnamon Bar RecipesThis page contains glazed cinnamon bar recipes. The delicious aroma of cinnamon will bring the family together when you serve these scrumptious bars warm from the oven.


Pan Lebkuchen

Pan Lebkuchen RecipesThis page contains pan lebkuchen recipes. Lebkuchen are dense, sweet honey flavored bars filled with nuts and candied fruit.



Banana Date Bar RecipesThis page contains banana date bar recipes. Overripe bananas are often used to make quick breads. An alternative is to combine them with the sweet taste of dates to make delicious bars.



Funky Frito Bars RecipesThis page contains Funky Frito Bars recipes. Chocolate, peanut butter, and Fritos combine with a few other ingredients to make these tasty bars.


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Making Almond Joy BarsThis is a page about making Almond Joy bars. If you love the taste of Almond Joy candy bars, you will enjoy these delicious cookie bars.


Cranberry Bars

Cranberry Bar RecipesThe sweet tart flavor of cranberries makes them a natural choice for making bar cookies. This page contains cranberry bar recipes.


Pecan Bar Cookies

Pecan Bar Cookie RecipesThis page contains pecan bar cookie recipes. If you love the sweet nutty flavor of pecans, then these cookie bars are for you.


Baby Ruth Bar

Baby Ruth Bar RecipesThis page contains Baby Ruth bar recipes. These cookie bars have a taste reminiscent of the famous candy.


Lemon Bars

Lemon Bar RecipesThis page contains lemon bar recipes. A favorite, delicious dessert that is great for all occasions.


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Oatmeal Cookie Bar RecipesThis page contains oatmeal cookie bar recipes. By adding any number of inclusions or layers you can make delicious oatmeal cookie bars.


Raspberry Chocolate Bar

Raspberry Chocolate Bar RecipesA delicious dessert treat that combines berries and chocolate. This page contains raspberry chocolate bar recipes.



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Macaroon Bar RecipesThis page contains macaroon bar recipes. Make some delicious coconut macaroon bars as a special treat.


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Cream Cheese Bar RecipesThis page contains cream cheese bar recipes. If you love the taste of cream cheese, then maybe you need to make up some delicious cream cheese bars.


Layer Bar Recipes

Layer Bar RecipesThis page contains layer bar recipes. Layered cookie bars are not only delicious, but easy to make.


peanut butter bars with chocolate and bacon

Peanut Butter Bars RecipesThis page contains peanut butter bars recipes. Making your favorite peanut butter cookies as bars is easier and saves time.


Apple Bar

Apple Bar RecipesAn easy nutritious treat can be made with apples. This page contains apple bar recipes.


Oatmeal Jam Bar Recipes

Oatmeal Jam Bar RecipesThis page contains oatmeal jam bar recipes. A healthy, nutritious treat can be made with these ingredients.


Cherry Bars

Cherry Bars RecipesThis page contains cherry bars recipes. The luscious taste of cherries lends itself well to making cherry bar desserts.


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Coffee BarsThese are very good! The glaze over the top totally makes them!


cheesecake brownies on paper napkins

Cheesecake Bar RecipesA thin layer of cheesecake in your sweet bars makes for an elegant and delicious dessert for anytime. This page contains cheesecake bar recipes.


Rice Krispie treats with sprinkles.

Rice Krispies Treat RecipesRice Krispie treats are easy and delicious. They are also a great treat to make with kids. This page contains Rice Krispie treat recipes.


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Mudd BarsIn bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside. In bowl beat brown sugar, margarine, and vanilla until creamy. Add egg; beat well. Gradually add the flour mixture.


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Turtle BarsMix the cake mix, 1/3 cup evaporated milk and melted margarine. Spread half of the batter in a greased 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes.


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Butterfingers BarsCream margarine and sugars. Add the oats. Bake in 9x13 inch pan at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes. Melt the chocolate chips and add the peanut butter and frost. Cut into bars.


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Quick and Easy Bar Recipe?I need a quick and easy bar recipe.


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Baby Food BarsBeat eggs; add sugar, gradually. Add oil and stir well. Combine the rest of the dry ingredients in a bowl. Combine baby foods. Add dry ingredients and baby food alternately to first mixture.


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Toffee Cookie SquaresCream butter and sugar. Add egg, vanilla and flour. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes or 375 degrees F for 15-18 minutes. Frost with melted chocolate bars. Cool and cut into squares.


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Natural Energy Bar Recipe?I am looking for a recipe for a natural energy bar, without sugar, that uses honey or fruit for sweetener. Thank you.


Dump Bars on plate

Dump BarsJust as the title says it is a dump recipe that you can vary the ingredients in and it is done in 45 minutes with little mess.


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Prayer BarsFor first layer: Melt butter with cocoa over hot water; add powdered sugar, egg and vanilla. Mix together the crumbs, coconut, and nuts. Add to the first mixture, mix well and press into bottom of 9x13 inch pan. Chill.


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Nutty Chocolate BarsMix flour and 1/2 cup sugar in small bowl. Cut in 1/2 cup margarine until crumbly looking. Press into bottom of greased, foil lined 9x13 inch baking pan. Bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees F.


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Pecan Pie BarsCombine 1/3 of the cake mix with 1 egg and margarine in bowl, mixing well. Press into greased 9x13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes. Combine remaining cake mix, 3 eggs, brown sugar, corn syrup and vanilla in bowl.


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Bisquick Date Nut Bar Recipe?I am looking for an old recipe that came out in a free little paperback booklet from Bisquick about 40-50 years ago. My mom made these cookies bars called "Date Nut Bars".


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Butter Pecan Turtle BarsMake these chewy, caramel dessert bars for a delicious treat.


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Chocolate Walnut SquaresNice to serve at Christmas time. Thin cookie like squares are quick and easy to make. Stir together 1/2 cup of the walnuts, cocoa, flour and salt; set aside. In large bowl, cream butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.


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Kit Kat BarsI have found that these are bigger than regular kit kat bars and they are also cheaper to make. They are more healthy then those store bought ones too. You can get 2 dozen wafer bars at the dollar store.


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Mom's Rocky Road BarsIn a large saucepan, combine and melt the shortening and cocoa. Add sugar and beat vigorously. Stir in eggs, flour and salt. Mix well and add nuts. Bake in greased 9x13 inch glass pan at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes.


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Luscious Apricot BarsRinse apricots; cover with water. Boil 10 minutes; drain, cool and chop. Grease 8x8 inch pan. Mix butter, granulated sugar, and 1 cup flour till crumbly.


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Chocolate Chip BarsBlend oil, sugars, eggs, salt, and vanilla; add remaining ingredients. Bake at 350 degrees F in 9x13 inch pan for 20-30 minutes.


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Peanut Butter Cocoa Crispie BarsMelt chocolate chips with the peanut butter in a medium sauce pan until smooth and creamy on low heat stirring constantly. Add cocoa crispies cereal and stir until well coated.


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Crunchy BarsCook sugar, cream and syrup until it forms a soft ball. Mix toasties, Kix and peanuts. Pour first 3 ingredients over cereal mixture.


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Lemon BarsSift together 2 cups flour and powdered sugar. Cut in margarine until mixture clings. Press into 9x13 inch pan; bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.


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Chocolate Scotcharoos With Peanut ButterCook sugar and corn syrup over moderate heat until mixture boils. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter. Mix in Rice Krispies and press into buttered 9x13 pan; let cool.


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Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Squares Cut cookie dough in 1/4 inch slices and arrange in 2 layers on bottom of greased 8-9 inch square pan. Cookies will spread to make 1 layer. Bake 15-20 minutes; until puffy (as per oven temperature on package).


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Coconut Pecan BarsPreheat oven to 350 degrees F degrees. Lightly grease 8-inch-square baking pan. Sift 1 cup flour with salt. Add 1/4 cup sugar.


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Caramel BarsLove this one!Melt caramels with 3/4 cup whipping cream in double boiler. Mix flour, brown sugar, soda and oats in bowl. Cut in margarine until crumbly. Add 1/4 cup whipping cream; mix well.


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Cinnamon Coffee BarsI like this because it contains ingredients you are likely to have in the house. I have made this more times than I can count for a family of 7.


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Lemonade BarsI like this because the lemon flavor is very real and the oatmeal makes it a little more healthy than most. You can also do the sugar substitute to make it even healthier.


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Chocolate Wonder BarsCombine ingredients, except peanut butter and oats in small boiler. Bring to a boil and boil 1 minute only. Remove from heat. Add peanut butter and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. When peanut butter melts, pour over oats. Stir well and drop by teaspoons.


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Bonnacord SquaresMix ingredients through vanilla and cook on the stove for 10 minutes. Cool Mix in remaining ingredients. Put in an 8x8 inch pan. Ice with orange or chocolate icing.


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Graham BarsCombine first 5 ingredients in saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and cool. Combine graham cracker crumbs, coconut, walnuts and vanilla in bowl; mix well.


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Fudge Scotch SquaresMix ingredients well and press mixture into a very well greased 9 inch square pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes. Cool for 45 minutes and cut into squares.


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Pecan BarsMix in order given. Pour into a 9x11 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-40 minutes. Cut while hot. Very good and chewy. Do not over bake.


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Walnut BarsPreheat oven to 350F.Beat egg slightly in a bowl. Add sugar and vanilla. Mix in flour, salt, soda and nuts. Spread into a greased 8 X 8 baking dish.


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Maple Pecan SquaresPreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine the first 3 ingredients in a bowl. Mix until crumbly. Press mixture firmly into a 9x9 inch nonstick baking dish. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove from oven.


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Mounds BarsMix brownie mix according to package directions. Put in a 9x13 inch pan and bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees F. Remove from oven and spread with coconut and evaporated milk mixed together.


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Apple Cake Bar (For Diabetics)Mix the first items together in the order given. Then add the fruit mixture. Put in an 8x10 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40-45 minutes.


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Out-of-this-World Pecan BarsMix 1 stick of butter, cake mix and 1 egg together and press into a 9x13 inch pan. Mix 2 eggs, cream cheese, 1 stick butter, sugar and half of the pecans together and pour over the crust.


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Chocolate-Peanut Butter BarsPour over chocolate mixture and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes. Be careful not to over-bake.


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Davy CrocketsCream the sugars and margarine. Add the eggs. Sift dry ingredients and add. Stir in oats and chocolate chips. Spread in greased 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes.


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ScotcharoosCook sugar, syrup and peanut butter slowly for 5 minutes. Then stir in Rice Krispies. Press in 9x13 inch pan. Frost with chocolate chips and butterscotch chips melted over hot water. Spread over Rice Krispies mixture and cut when cool.


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Orange Raisin SquaresMix first three ingredients together and let stand until cool. Cream together remaining ingredients. Add raisin mixture. Bake in a 9x13 inch pan at 350 degrees F oven for 25 minutes.


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Turtle SquaresPreheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Make the cake according to the directions. Pour about 3/4 of the batter into a nonstick jellyroll pan and bake for 10 minutes.


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Marble SquaresGrease an 11x16 inch pan. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar and 1 egg. Mix well. In saucepan, combine the margarine, water and unsweetened chocolate and bring to a boil. Remove from heat.


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Cool Lemon BarsCombine the flour and powdered sugar together. Add the butter and mix until crumbly. Press into a greased 9x13 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes until lightly browned. Combine the eggs, sugar, and lemon juice together and stir in the flour and baking powder.


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Gooey BarsIn a bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar together and add the eggs and vanilla. In another bowl, mix the sifted flour, baking soda, salt and oatmeal together.


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Peanut Butter Brownie BarsPrepare brownie batter according to package directions. Spread into a greased 13x9 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out with moist crumbs.


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Cinnamon BarsMix butter, flour, sugar and egg yolk; spread on a large greased (I use Pam) cookie sheet. Beat egg white and spread on the mixture. Sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on top. Bake at 325 degrees F for 22-25 minutes.


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Nut Goodie BarsMelt first 3 ingredients together in double boiler pan. Pour half the chocolate mixture into greased jelly roll pan, spreading evenly. Chill until cooled.


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Forty-Niner SquaresCombine all ingredients in large bowl, mixing well. Pour into greased and floured 9x13 inch baking pan. Bake at 325 degrees F for 35 minutes. Cool completely before cutting.


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Choco Peanut-Butter Bars on plate

Choco Peanut-Butter BarsI don't know what this recipe is actually called, but I think this would be perfect for you to share the sweetness of your love this Valentine's Day.


Easy Gluten Free Gingerbread (Vegan)

Easy Gluten Free Gingerbread (Vegan)I was just playing around with ingredients for an upcoming holiday party I'm having. Half of the guests are vegan and a few are gluten free. I am pretty sure this recipe qualifies. The strange thing is, this tastes super buttery and naughty! My husband and I ate this entire batch in one night. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.


Mango Lime Bars

Mango Lime BarsIt's mango season! I keep bumping into mango sales so I thought it's time to come up with something new. These Mango Lime Bars are a lot like Lemon Bars, but less gooey, more pillowy, and of course, more mango-y! The base is a butter shortbread that will melt in your mouth, but still hold up the custardy topping. You will love these. If you prefer super tart, go with two limes instead of one; the consistency will still hold up.


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S'mores BarsI've been making this recipe for years and years. It's my go-to recipe for gatherings, PTA meetings, etc. I bring it when it's still warm and gooey. It's fun to watch people's eyes roll back when they taste these. They aren't difficult to make. Well worth any effort, though!


Toffee Squares

Toffee SquaresRich with buttery English toffee flavor.



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British Style Sweet Macaroon Bar Recipe?I want to find the recipe for the British sweet, macaroon bars. I know the filling is made with icing sugar and potato, but I don't know the quantity.


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Carmel Oat Bars?When I was a kid growing up my father used to make a wonderful bar called "Carmel Oat Bars". I have done several searches on the net and none of them sound like it. It is made with oatmeal, brown sugar and butter, that is cooked to make the carmel bar. You then placed chocolate chips on top till melted and then spread evenly.


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Lady Lock or Clothespin Bar Cookie Recipe?I am looking for a recipe for a bar cookie that tastes like a lady lock cookie or clothespin cookie. Has anyone heard of this before?


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Cheerios Cereal Bars?If anyone has a recipe for the Cheerios cereal bars, like the ones sold in the grocery store. I sure would love to try it.


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Adding Coconut to a Tandy Cake Recipe?I make a peanut butter tandy cake recipe. I would like to convert the recipe into coconut chocolate tandy cakes. I plan to omit the peanut butter and use dark chocolate instead of milk chocolate. Would anyone know if I can add coconut to the batter recipe without any other changes to it?


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