Bars

Strawberry Oatmeal Bars – Healthy Whole Wheat Oatmeal Bar

oatmeal strawberry bars

These strawberry oatmeal bars have a luscious fresh strawberry center that sits on a whole wheat pastry flour base and is topped with a buttery streusel crumble.  They are the perfect way to make use of fresh strawberries that are so plentiful right now. Every year, about this time, I come back from the Farmer’s…

Caramel Apple Recipes – Toffee Apple Desserts & Treats

Caramel apple desserts

These caramel apple recipes feature the regular toffee apple snack as well as bars, cookies and other desserts that deliver the fabulous taste of this traditional fall treat. The recipes show that the caramel apple flavor is more than just a snack on a stick. Did you know that October 31 is National Caramel Apple…

Blueberry Granola Bars – A Dairy Free Breakfast Treat

Blueberry Granola Bars

There are some mornings when I have all the time in the world, and other mornings when I just can’t get out the door quick enough.  On busy mornings like that, I love to have a delicious treat that I can use as a breakfast on-the-go. These Blueberry Granola Bars fit that bill nicely and…

Apple Pie Oatmeal Bars

Take a bite of these apple pie bars with ice cream

The Quaker Oats Company as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. It’s time for some apple pie oatmeal bars! Apple desserts (like these apple crumble baked apples) just scream fall! It’s fall! For me, that means three months of non stop baking, decorating…

10 best Bars Recipes to tempt your sweet tooth.

10 of my favorite bars recipes

My favorite type of desserts to make are bars and squares.  The main reason is the simplicity of making them.  Many bars recipes are no bake, and even the ones that require time in the oven are still easy to put together. They are also “forgiving” in that you can substitute one ingredient for another…

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

no bake chocolate peanut butter bars

I knew I would love this recipe for these No-Bake Crispy Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars before I even made them. They have my favorite ingredients – peanut butter and chocolate AND they are no bake.  What could be better to tempt your sweet tooth? Peanut butter bars are a bit hit in our house. I…

12+ Fabulous Peanut Butter Recipes

12 Delicious Peanut butter recipes

My Favorite Peanut Butter Recipes. I am like Claire from Lost.  I can’t get enough Peanut butter.  I just love the stuff and could sit with a jar of Jif peanut butter and a spoon and lose a few hours. (affiliate link) So it makes perfect sense that I would be on the lookout for…

Samoas Bars – A delicious home made Girl Scout Treat

Samoas bars

When my daughter was much younger, I used to wait anxiously for the month when the Girl Scout cookies were ready to be sold.  I bought boxes of Samoas cookies and Thin Mints and froze them so we could enjoy them during the year.  This Samoas Bars recipe takes me right back to those days. …

Raise the bar for these dessert bar recipes

11 great tasting Bar recipes to tempt your sweet tooth.

I love bar desserts because of their simplicity.  They are usually quite easy to make, and  they are also easy to slice, and pack up to take somewhere. What makes bar recipes so great is that you can eat them with your hands, with no utensils.  Great taste, easy to make and easy to eat…

Caramel Pecan Bars

Caramel Pecan Bars

I am not much of a pecan eater. But mix them with brown sugar and butter and I am hooked.  It was all I could do to keep my spoon out of the batter for these Caramel pecan bars, “just to make sure it tasted right.” And as an added bonus, I was able to…

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars with Chocolate Frosting

Peanut butter oatmeal bars with chocolate frosting.

These peanut butter oatmeal bars have a thick and crunchy peanut buttery base that is topped with delicious chocolate frosting. Two of my favorite flavors in one tasty dessert. We love the combination of peanut butter and chocolate in our house.  I made a batch of a peanut butter chocolate layer bars the other day…

Healthy Cookie Dough Bars

Healthy Cookie Dough Bars

Today’s featured recipe comes from  Angela at Untrained Housewife. Angela says she is happy to provide seconds because these cookie dough bars are very healthy and inexpensive too at only 40c a bar! What a great breakfast on the go! Cookie Dough Bars that are actually Healthy The recipe has just five ingredients dark chocolate,…

Halloween Rice Krispie Bars

Halloween Rice Krispie Bars

This recipe for Halloween Rice Krispie Bars takes the traditional sweet treat recipe and dresses it up for Halloween. Printable Recipe – Halloween Rice Krispie Bars The bars are easy to do and the kids will love the cute colors.  Just sprinkle Halloween cake sprinkles over the bars before they set and cut into squares.…

Macadamia Nut Bars – High End 8 Layer Bar

8 layer macadamia nut bars

These 8 layer macadamia nut bars are a high end version of Hello Dolly bars. They are super easy to make and taste just amazing. Making these High End 8 layer Macadamia Nut Bars One of the most common desserts that we had when I was growing up was a bar type of sweets. My…

Date Bars with Maple Syrup – Hearty Sweet Treat

Date bars with maple syrup

I love recipes that take me back to my childhood.  This is even more important to me now that my mother has passed away.  Anything that reminds me of her is a precious recipe.  These date bars are a recipe that she often made when I was a little girl. Benefits of using Dates Dates…