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Bar Cookie Recipes - Cookie Bar Recipes

Bar cookies are traditionally baked in a sheet form, then cut into bars. It is a quick method for making desserts for a crowd.

Almond Amaretto Bars Recipe
If you love almonds, you will adore these easy cookie bars. They get an extra burst of flavor from amaretto, an almond liqueur.

Amaretto Butter Cookies Recipe
This buttery cookie is rich with the flavor of amaretto, orange, and almonds. These cookies are baked like bar cookies, then cut after baking while still warm.

Bananas Foster Bars Recipe
Bananas Foster is a classic dessert combining the flavors of bananas and rum. Here the classic dessert has been turned into a bar cookie. If you need to skip the alcohol, you may substitute rum extract. Pecans or walnuts provide a bit of crunchy texture, but they may be omitted if you are allergic.

Black Bottom Banana Cheesecake Bars Recipe
Bananas and chocolate are a divine combination in these moist cookie bars.

Blackberry Cheesecake Bars Recipe
Extremely moist blackberry cheesecake cookie bars are better served a day after baking.

Butterscotch Nut Bars in a Jar Recipe
Delicious cookie bars with butterscotch chips and toasted pecans or walnuts make a great kitchen gift for any occasion, especially Christmas. The ingredients are attractively layered in a jar with cooking instructions attached.

Candy Raisin Oatmeal Bars in a Jar Recipe
Delicious cookie bars with raisins, oatmeal, and chocolate candies make a great kitchen gift for any occasion.

Chambord Brownie Bites Recipe
These little heavenly brownie gems have a layer of Chambord jelly amidst an abundance of chocolate and marshmallows.

Chambord Fudge Cookie Bars Recipe
The creamy rich chocolate filling in these bar cookies has just a touch of raspberry flavor. These bars begin with refrigerated cookie dough so they are fast and easy to make. If you cannot find Chambord liqueur, you may substitute 1 teaspoon of raspberry extract. Feel free to experiment with other flavored liqueurs.

Chewy Coconut Macadamia Bars Recipe
Coconut and macadamia nuts are a delicious combination in these easy shortbread bar cookies. May be frozen up to 3 weeks, so feel free to make them well in advance of your need or freeze half for another time.

Choco-Scotch Clusters Recipe
The recipe for these delicious chocolate butterscotch candies dates back to the 1940s. You can drop these by the spoonful or press into a pan and cut them into bars.

Chocolate Butter Pecan Turtle Bars Recipe
These delicious bites are a cross between crunchy toffee candy and cookies. They are quite rich, so cut them smaller than you would standard cookie bars.

Chocolate Mousse Bars Recipe
Light but rich, these bars pack a big flavor punch so you can get away with cutting them into smaller bars than normal bar cookies. A little goes a long way.

Chocolate Nickel Bars Recipe
They are called nickel bars because there is a combination of five different flavors in each bite, including chocolate, peanut butter, marshmallows, cashews, and crispy rice cereal for a touch of crunch in the frosting. Simply irresistible.

Chocolate Nut Toffee Bars Recipe
Toffee cookie bars are loaded with chocolate chips and peanuts, then topped with more chocolate and Butterfinger candy bits. It is important not to over-bake these cookie bars. You do not want them too crispy.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheese Bars Recipe
Chocolate and peanut butter are a match made in heaven and these cheesecake bar cookies are sure to delight all.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crisp Bars Recipe
This recipe uses a packaged brownie mix, peanut butter chips, and sweetened condensed milk. The secret crispy ingredient is potato chips in the frosting. The end result is as rich as a candy bar with a fudgy brownie layer, peanut butter caramel, and crispy chocolate frosting.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Marshmallow Bars Recipe
If you love fluffernutters, you'll love these. Using a cake mix and jarred marshmallow fluff makes these quick and easy to put together. These are as rich as a candy bar, so cut into small bars.

Chocolate Swirl Peanut Butter Blondies Recipe
This bar cookie will please all those who love peanut butter and chocolate combinations.

Cranberry Cheesecake Bars Recipe
Made with canned whole berry cranberry sauce, you can enjoy these moist bars year-round for breakfast, brunch, or dessert.

Cranberry Pineapple Bars Recipe
Fresh cranberries give tartness while pineapple sweetens these bar cookies. The pecan and oatmeal streusel topping is the perfect finishing touch. These are quite easy to make.

Dalmatian Bars Recipe
Delicious bar cookies are named for dalmatian dogs because they use both chocolate and white chocolate. Other nuts may be substituted for the macadamia nuts, if you wish, or just throw in more chocolate chips.

Double Decker Brownie Cookie Bars Recipe
Brownie on the bottom and chocolate chip cookie on top. This has to be the most decadent cookie bar ever. Great for bake sales or gifts from the kitchen. These were rated best-ever by the taste-testers.

Easy Caramel Pecan Bars Recipe
Start with refrigerated cookie dough and caramel ice cream topping to make bar cookies. It also contains pecans, chocolate chips, and coconut.

Fresh Apple Raisin Bars Recipe
Fresh apples and raisins make these lightly-spiced bars delightfully moist. The streusel topping is the icing on the cake, so to speak. Your favorite nuts may be substituted for the walnuts or omit them at will. The method uses a food processor to save time, but you can hand-grate the apples and use a pastry blender for the streusel topping if you wish.

Grand Marnier Layered Bars Recipe
You'll love these bars full of pecans, coconut, and chocolate. They are topped with a luscious layer of orange-flavored Grand Marnier cream cheese frosting and finished with miniature chocolate chips. Orange juice may be substituted for the Grand Marnier.

Grand Marnier Raisin Gingerbread Bars Recipe
These gingerbread bars have a slight kick, but are not overly sweet. They go well with coffee, cappuccino or espresso. Plan ahead to let the raisins soak in the liqueur before beginning. If you cannot use the liqueur or do not have any on hand, substitute orange juice.

Homemade Protein Bars Recipe
It is easy to make your own protein granola bars at home. You can vary the ingredients and protein boosters to suit your tastes. This version of the snack contains oats, bran, chocolate chips, and yogurt. A non-dairy version is also included.

Key Lime White Chocolate Bars Recipe
Something magical happens when you combine the tart flavor of key lime with the delicate flavor of white chocolate. These Key lime bars live up to expectations with the perfect mix of sweet and tart. They are so rich and moist, you will want to reduce the standard serving size. If at all possible, use fresh Key limes.

Lemon Butter Chews Cookie Recipe
These bar cookies have a lemony cheesecake flavor and a kick of white chocolate. Fast and easy to make due to the cake mix. Tried and true recipe brings raves. These turn out a fabulous 2-layer lemon bar and are so easy to make.

Lemon Buttermilk Bars Recipe
Moist lemon bar cookies with a delicate lemon flavor and crispy crust begin with a cake mix so they are fast and easy to make.

Lemon Raspberry Crumb Bars Recipe
Raspberries give color and slightly tart flavor which goes well with the sweet topping. These bar cookies begin with a cake mix so they are fast and easy to make.

Lime Bars Recipe
Easy lime bars have a custardy topping. These bars are perfect for a tropical touch of summer at any time of the year.

Macadamia Nut Coconut Bars Recipe
Two-layer bar cookies have a brown sugar bottom with a coconut and macadamia nut topping. Do not be discouraged by the long instructions. These are quite easy to make. The instructions are lengthy and explicit to encourage new cooks.

Macadamia White Chocolate Shortbread Recipe
Add a few ingredients to macadamia nuts and white chocolate and you have delicious shortbread bar cookies. The food processor makes quick work of these cookies, but you may also make them using a pastry blender.

Marshmallow Chocolate Cream Cheese Bars Recipe
These rich bar cookies are moist and gooey from marshmallows and chocolate chips. Fast and easy to make because they begin with a cake mix. Tried and true recpe brings raves. These are as rich as a brownie and do not really need any embellishment on top.

Mint Chocolate Cream Cheese Bars Recipe
These rich bar cookies use two flavors of chocolate. The texture is much like a brownie with a fudgy cheesecake layer. Fast and easy to make because they begin with a cake mix. Read the Notes if you are unable to find mint chocolate chips in your area.

No-Bake Homemade Chocolate Mallowbars Recipe
Crunchy chocolate bottom, homemade marshmallow center, and chocolate topping make delicious candy bars. It may look like a lot of instructions, but these are really very simple to make. They make impressive gifts.

Nutty Chocolate Dream Bars Recipe
These brownie bars truly are a dream because they are quick and easy. The key is beginning with a chocolate or fudge cake mix. The center is a fudgy mixture of chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk, and it is topped with an eye-pleasing and tasty vanilla cream drizzle of frosting.

Oatmeal Brownie Crunch Bars Recipe
Peanuts, oatmeal, and chocolate-coated candy top and bottom layers are filled with a fudgy brownie layer. You can substitute chocolate chips as a substitute for the candy-coated chocolate pieces if you wish.

Oatmeal Cookie Brownies Recipe
The bottom is an oatmeal cookie base, while the top is a luscious brownie layer. Use your food processor to quickly whip up this chocolate brownie dessert.

Orange Marmalade Cream Cheese Bars Recipe
A bar cookie with a nutty shortbread crust and creamy orange marmalade topping is sure to please all. Walnuts or other nuts may be substituted for the pecans.

Peanut Butter Bars Recipe
Deliciously rich peanut butter cookie bars are studded with mini chocolate chips and topped with chocolate frosting. These are quite rich, so you might want to cut them a bit smaller than usual.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars Recipe
For peanut butter and chocolate lovers, you can't go wrong with these delicious cookie bars. Be sure to use sweetened condensed milk and not evaporated milk. Let the kids help and be prepared to share the recipe.

Peanut Butter Cookie Bars Recipe
A rich crunchy peanut butter cookie layer is topped with peanut butter-flavored chocolate and marshmallows. What's not to love? These cookie bars are fast and easy to make.

Peanut Butter Macadamia Brownie Crispies Recipe
Chocolate, peanut butter, macadamia nuts, and marshmallows in a decadent brownie. What more could you want? You may wish to cut these cookie bars smaller than usual, because they are quite rich and decadent.

Peanut Butter Mud Bars Recipe
The "mud" is the chocolate, of course. With white chocolate, dark chocolate, peanut butter, and cashews, what's not to love? Fast and easy to make.

Pumpkin Carrot Raisin Cheesecake Bars Recipe
These bar cookies combine raisins, carrot cake, and pumpkin cheesecake into one rich dessert. These bar cookies are easy to make because they begin with a cake mix and canned pumpkin.

Pumpkin Pie Bars Recipe
Pumpkin, spices, and sweetened condensed milk bring a fall twist to bar cookies. These are made with canned pumpkin, but feel free to substitute your own cooked pumpkin puree. I like to add plumped raisins.

Raspberry Chocolate Triangle Bar Cookies Recipe
Layered bars have a cookie bottom topped with raspberry sauce, chocolate chips, and cookie crumbles. Since they are made in a pan and cut into cookie triangles after baking, they are fast and easy to make. Perfect for parties, showers, or fancy teas. If you cannot handle the raspberry seeds, they may be strained out.

Raspberry Double Chocolate Cream Cheese Bars Recipe
These rich bar cookies use two flavors of chocolate. Fast and easy to make due to the cake mix. Tried and true recipe brings raves.

Snickers® Cookie Bars Recipe
Start with chocolate candies and cookie dough and end up with incredibly fast sweet treat.

Sour Cream Raisin Bar Cookies Recipe
These are like oatmeal raisin cookies, but in a bar form. The raisins are suspended in a thick, custardy filling topped with a delicious cobbler crumble. The bar cookies are rich, moist, and easy to make. This version is adapted from a traditional recipe.

Strawberry Cheesecake Brownie Bars Recipe
Get the rich tastes of brownie and cheesecake in a bar cookie. Use fresh or frozen strawberries. Cut these into small squares because they are very rich. It makes a great little dessert bite for a party buffet. You will need a total of 3 large blocks of cream cheese for this recipe.

Triple Chocolate Cookie Bars Recipe
For chocolate lovers, these are ideal. They contain cocoa, white chocolate, and semi-sweet chocolate. The texture of these cookie bars is somewhere between a soft, chewy cookie and a brownie. This decadent treat is fast and easy to make.

White Christmas Bars In A Jar Recipe
Delicious cookie bars with white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts make a great kitchen gift for any occasion, especially Christmas. The ingredients are attractively layered in a jar with cooking instructions attached.

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