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19 Bar Desserts & Cookie Bars Recipes

By: Nathan Maisel, Editor for ReciepLion

Baking has a special place in our hearts. Whether we are baking a pie or some sweet cookies for the holidays, there is something warming about mixing random ingredients together to make a sweet treat that the family will love. The hardest part is waiting for them to come together, plump up and bake. The pleasant aromas that fill the house are sweet enough to pick you up off your feet and slowly float you towards the source. They say baking is a science, so it’s important to have the best recipes that create decadent delights.

As much as we like pies and cakes, sometimes we feel like creating something a little different that is just as sweet and delicious. Dessert bars take some of our favorite dessert recipes and turn them into little bite sized treats that encompass all of the sweet flavors of pies, cakes and much much more. We’ve collected some of our favorites, in 19 Bar Desserts & Cookie Bars Recipes.

In this collection, you’ll find a number of fruity dessert bars, and dessert bar recipes that are perfect for chocolate lovers. Plus, if you don’t feel like turning on the oven, we even collected some no bake desserts bars that taste just as good as their baked friends. Some people find baking and making dessert to be a calming experience that soothes the inner soul, but it’s their first bite that brings them true happiness. Treat your family to these wonderful dessert bars and Enjoy!

Salted Peanut ChewsCrunchy No Bake Peanut Butter Bars5 Star Peach Crumb Bar


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Delicious Dessert Bars

Fruity Dessert Bars

No Bake Dessert Bars


Delicious Dessert Bars

Pecan Cake Mix Squares


Dessert bars are great any time of year. In this section we've collected some of our favorites bar recipes that are filled with scrumptious ingredients. We have recipes that combine peanut butter and chocolate, one of our favorite pairings, and much more. Chewy, chocolatey and even nutty, you don't want to pass up on a single one.







Butter Pecan Cake Mix Squares (pictured)

Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Bars

Salty Pecan Chews

Crunchy Coconut Chocolate Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars

Almond Cheesecake Bars

Chewy Chocolate Toffee Bars


Fruity Dessert Bars

Creamy Lemon Bars


When we think of fruity desserts we tend to think of the warmer months, but when it comes down to it, we could eat these fruity dessert bars any time of year. In this section of our wonderful collection, we've collected the best fruity bars that we have. From apples to creamy lemons, berries, and even grapefruit, you'll find some fruit-tastic desserts that are sure to make you smile.





Creamy Lemon Bars (pictured)

5 Star Peach Crumb Bars

Addictive Apple Pie Bars

Awesome Apple Cinnamon Bars

Beautiful Berry Streusel Bars

Ruby Red Grapefruit Bars

Tropical Dream Bars

Caramel Apple Crumble Bars


No Bake Dessert Bars

3-Layer No Bake Dream Bars


As much as we love turning on the oven and smelling the aromas of a cake baking, sometimes we want to whip up something in a jiffy. In this section, we put together some of our favorite no bake dessert bar recipes. Some are layered with a creamy center while others are made with chocolate and peanut butter in one flavorful little square. But each one is absolutely delicious. Check out all of these wonderful dessert bars and dig in! Happy baking or for these, happy not baking.





3-Layer No Bake Dream Bars (pictured)

Ma's Crunchy No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

Easiest No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

All-In-One Scotcharoo Bars


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