Dessert Bars Recipes

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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Rich Cocoa Bars

From Family Circle

Pureed prunes replace the fat in this chocolate bar cookie. To cut the fat even more, skip the frosting and sprinkle the bars with sifted powdered sugar.

Rich Cocoa Bars

Luscious Lemon Bars

From Midwest Living

Sweet and tart, these moist, powdered-sugar-topped dessert bars will disappear fast.

Luscious Lemon Bars

Key Lime Cheesecake Bars

From Better Homes and Gardens

These dazzling bars are a takeoff of the popular pie recipe. This version uses a graham cracker crust and a filling that blends lime-flavored gelatin, cottage cheese, cream cheese, and whipped topping.

Key Lime Cheesecake Bars

Apple Breakfast Bars

From Better Homes and Gardens

This no-bake cookie bar is great for a snack or breakfast on the go.

Apple Breakfast Bars

White Chocolate Brownies

From Better Homes and Gardens

Here is a new spin on a brownie recipe that combines white chocolate and chopped macadamia nuts.

White Chocolate Brownies

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars with Chocolate Topping

From Better Homes and Gardens

Here's a winner! While they photographed these sweets, the staff couldn't keep their hands off these bars. These bars are a must for any holiday from Halloween through Christmas.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars with Chocolate Topping

Raspberry Oatmeal Bars

From Vegetarian Times

Feel free to try this recipe with different jams (blueberry and apricot work well). You can also add 1/2 cup nuts to the batter for extra protein and energy on long hikes.

Raspberry Oatmeal Bars

Lemon Curd Bars

From Midwest Living

Here's a quick and updated version of the classic lemon bar. It uses jarred lemon curd instead of a homemade filling and then adds a coconut and almond topper.

Lemon Curd Bars

Danish Pastry Apple Bars

From Midwest Living

These dessert bars have a top and bottom pastry crust. It's like apple pie in a baking pan!

Danish Pastry Apple Bars

Chewy Granola Bars

From Better Homes and Gardens

Melted marshmallows are the "glue" that holds these chewy granola bars together.

Chewy Granola Bars

Peanut Blondies

From Family Circle

Although these bar cookies look like a typical blondie recipe, they're made with peanut butter. The frosting is melted white chocolate chips.

Peanut Blondies

Oat 'n' Toffee Grahams

From Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Oat 'n' Toffee Grahams

Carrot Cake Bars

From Better Homes and Gardens

Carrot cake is a delicious dessert but it takes time to make. These tender bars start with a cake mix, making short work of the classic favorite.

Carrot Cake Bars

Lemon Bars

From Fine Cooking Magazine

These bars will last several days in the refrigerator in an airtight container but are best when fresh. The recipe can be doubled. The quantities for flour and butter are given by weight (ounces) and by volume (cups or tablespoons); use either measurement.

Lemon Bars

Extreme Bars

From Betty Crocker

Transform Bisquick® mix into colorful bars topped with creamy ready-to-spread frosting.

Extreme Bars

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

From Betty Crocker

Prize-Winning Recipe 2006! Love cheesecake? Add a blueberry layer, and delight in every creamy bite of this cheesecake bar.

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Malted Mocha Bars

From Better Homes and Gardens

Both bars and frosting have a double dose of coffee and chocolate malted milk flavor in this flavorful dessert.

Malted Mocha Bars

Lemon-Lime Bars

From Better Homes and Gardens

Lemon and lime join together to create this creamy bar cookie recipe. Take a pan to your next potluck or tailgate party.

Lemon-Lime Bars

Tiramisu Cheesecake Bars

From Betty Crocker

Prize-Winning Recipe 2008! Classic tiramisu flavors of coffee, cream cheese and chocolate get stirred up with an easy cookie mix.

Tiramisu Cheesecake Bars

Easy Grasshopper Bars

From Betty Crocker

Chocolate drizzle and cool minty cream cheese frosting top indulgent chocolate bars. Mmm!

Easy Grasshopper Bars

Twixy Shortbread Bars

From Better Homes and Gardens

These three-layer dessert bars have a cookie crust, creamy filling, and chocolate top.

Twixy Shortbread Bars

Blueberry Bars

From Better Homes and Gardens

Blueberries are in season for about six months. When you crave them, and they're not available fresh, count on frozen to make to these luscious bars.

Blueberry Bars

Three-Layer No-Bake Bar Cookies

From Better Homes and Gardens

A chocolate crumb crust, a creamy pudding layer, and fudgy frosting make these dessert bars irresistible.

Three-Layer No-Bake Bar Cookies

Blueberry Almond Bars

From Midwest Living

These easy bars combine a delicious blend of blueberries, butter, white baking pieces, and almonds.

Blueberry Almond Bars

Brownie Goody Bars

From Betty Crocker

Everything that's irresistible about a good candy bar just got rolled into one recipe. What's your favorite part? The brownies on the bottom? The frosting and peanuts in the middle? Or the crunchy cereal on the top?

Brownie Goody Bars

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