Dessert bars are a great lunch dessert -- easy to make and easy to serve. Dessert bars are also a breeze to bring along to lunch meetings, so whip some up with these great dessert bar recipes.
These cakelike bars are just like brownies--only blond, hence the name. The added chocolate adds extra decadence.
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.
The rich peanut butter base for these delicious bars can be made ahead and frozen according to the recipe. Before guests arrive, simply thaw and top with jam and strawberries for a last-minute dessert.
These rich dessert bars are much easier to make than traditional panforte--an Italian fruitcake-like pastry.
You can make these spice bars ahead and keep them refrigerated until party time.
Store these rich and creamy no-bake bars in the refrigerator.
These buttery orange-flavored bars topped with almonds are a treat any time of year.
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.
A brown sugar cookie layer gets topped with melted chocolate and sprinkled with walnuts and toffee candy.
These fudge-filled bars have been a favorite in our Test Kitchen for decades.
Can cookies this elegant be low-calorie too? Yes they can. Such magic is the result of applesauce displacing some of the fat.
Get the kids to help unwrap the caramels needed to make the topping. Just be sure some candies make it into the bowl rather than into their mouths.