Who said lunch couldn't have dessert? We say it should and offer these recipes for the best desserts that have that lunch quality--easy to make, easy to eat, and not too heavy.
These cakelike bars are just like brownies--only blond, hence the name. The added chocolate adds extra decadence.
Make your feelings known by creating light and airy meringue letters and shapes to spell out any message. Slip some in a kid's lunch for a sweet surprise!
This bar tastes just like pecan pie, but an assortment of your favorite snack nuts takes the place of the pecans.
Toasting the hazelnuts to heightens the nut flavor in this bar cookie recipe.
This is a great recipe to make when you have overripe bananas at your house. Being extra-ripe means that they are sweeter and are easier to mash.
These refreshing bite-size cookies are the perfect snack with an afternoon coffee or tea. Ginger and orange combine for a zesty treat sure to lift your spirits/and your energy level.
The simple combination of savory but sweet peanut butter incorporated into a smooth, buttery dough gives this cookie its signature nutty flavor.
From pretzels to peanuts to dried fruit and chocolate candies, toss any of your favorite trail mix fixings into these decadent chocolate brownies.
These cinnamon-almond slices are the perfect mate for your afternoon cup of coffee. Combine toasted almonds, ground cinnamon, and almond paste for a nutty, flavorful bite.
Sure to be a kid-favorite recipe, add this yummy graham cracker, rolled oats, and chocolate dessert to lunch boxes or keep a plateful handy for an after school treat.
While this slow cooker crumble tastes incredible with its oat topping, the compote would also be lovely mixed into oatmeal or yogurt.
These buttery orange-flavored bars topped with almonds are a treat any time of year.
This dessert is very rich, so cut it into small servings. Make it ahead because cheesecakes are best when served the next day.