Dessert Bars

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.

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Toasted Hazelnut Bars

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Toasting the hazelnuts to heightens the nut flavor in this bar cookie recipe.

S'Mores Bars

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Gooey Mixed-Nut Bars

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This bar tastes just like pecan pie, but an assortment of your favorite snack nuts takes the place of the pecans.

Banana Bars with Butter-Rum Frosting

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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.

Chocolate Chunk Blondies

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These cakelike bars are just like brownies--only blond, hence the name. The added chocolate adds extra decadence.

Blondies

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Fresh Strawberry Bars

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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.

Quick Panforte bars

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These rich dessert bars are much easier to make than traditional panforte--an Italian fruitcake-like pastry.

Harvest-Time Pumpkin Bars

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You can make these spice bars ahead and keep them refrigerated until party time.

Hazelnut Blondies

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Chocolate Revel Bars

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These fudge-filled bars have been a favorite in our Test Kitchen for decades.

Oat 'n' Toffee Grahams

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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.

Orange-Almond Bars

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These buttery orange-flavored bars topped with almonds are a treat any time of year.

Toffee Bars

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A brown sugar cookie layer gets topped with melted chocolate and sprinkled with walnuts and toffee candy.

Double Nut Bars

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Store these rich and creamy no-bake bars in the refrigerator.

Blondie Stix

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Oatmeal-Caramel Bars

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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.

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