Bars

Lemon Cheesecake Bars with an Animal Cracker Crust

lemon cheesecake bars

Cheesecake recipes are some of my favorite desserts. I love to combine cream cheese in just about any baked goods. I love the creaminess of it and the decadence that it gives to the recipe. These Lemon Cheesecake Bars have a fun animal cracker crust and they taste just amazing.Making a crumb crust is very…

How to Make a Streusel Topping

Making a streusel topping

A Streusel Topping makes a wonderful addition to a muffin, a fruit crumble and many other desserts. Making one is simple to do with these  cooking tips and a food processor, and takes just seconds. Let’s make a Streusel Topping! Most streusel toppings are made of a mixture of three ingredients as a base – flour,…

Apple Cheesecake Bars with Caramel Topping

Apple Cheesecake Bars

These Apple Cheesecake Bars have a three layered mixture that features a crumb crust, a creamy cheesecake layer that is topped with cinnamon apples and a luscious streusel topping. The flavor is amazing and, like most bar recipes, these are super easy to make. If you like cheesecake recipes with a twist, you will want…

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

We are big cheesecake fans in our house.  I’ve tried so many different versions of them and haven’t found one yet that my family didn’t love.  For today’s cheesecake recipe, I’ve decided to turn my favorite chocolate chip cookie into delicious Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars. This amazing recipe brings together the best of both chocolate chip cookies…

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars

chocolate chip oatmeal bars

Treat your family to these chocolate chip oatmeal bars. My husband is a big fan of anything that contains oatmeal.  He also has a sweet tooth, so combining one of his favorite tastes into a dessert for him is a no brainer.  These chocolate chip oatmeal bars are rich and delicious and he LOVED them!…

No Bake Chocolate Toffee Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

No bake chocolate toffee peanut butter pretzel bars

Sweet tooth sensation – No bake chocolate toffee peanut butter pretzel bars. I had a yen for some of my favorite candy bar tastes today.  I love both Heath Bars and Reese’s peanut butter cups and my sweet tooth was asking for one of these delicious tastes (or both!)  I gave in and came up…

White Chocolate Snickerdoodle Blondie Bars

Snickerdoodle white chocolate blondie bars

These white chocolate snickerdoodle blondie bars will satisfy your sweet tooth, for sure! I adore the taste of anything with the word snickerdoodle in it.  I make snickerdoodle cookies at Christmas time, when the aroma of cinnamon is so satisfying to me. I’ve even come up with a snickerdoodle bread!  But then I got to thinking,…

Heath English Toffee Chocolate Bars Recipe

Heath English Toffee Chocolate Bars

These decadent Heath English toffee chocolate bars will be the hit of any gathering. I love toffee and chocolate. Any how, any way…any time…any day.  You get the picture.  This combination is one of my favorites.  Adding in sweetened condensed milk just adds an extra decadent feeling to these Heath English toffee chocolate bars. They…

No-Bake Oreo Mint Cheesecake Bars

No Back Oreo Mint Cheesecake Bars

Looking for a tasty cheesecake recipe? Mint, chocolate, and confectioner’s sugar help to make these delightful Oreo mint cheesecake bars a special treat. And best of all, they are my favorite type of bar – no baking is needed.  You just make the crust first and let it set and then combine the ingredients for the…

Apple Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Bars

Apple Cinnamon Cookie Bars

Treat your Family to these Apple Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Bars Apples and cinnamon sugar – two of my favorite ingredients in one perfect bar.  This recipe for apple cinnamon sugar cookie bars is sort of a cross between a bar and a cake.  It puffs up on top while cooking,  but is pressed into the pan…

Peppermint Rice Krispie Bars

Peppermint rice krispie treats

If you like Peppermint holiday desserts, you will love this recipe.  This festive Christmas treat is a variation of the normal Rice Krispie Bars that are so popular.  These peppermint Rice Krispie bars combine marshmallows and Rice Krispies with butter and crushed candy canes for a treat that will be a delight on your Christmas buffet table. Peppermint…

15 Tips for an Awesome Dessert Table

Do you have an upcoming occasion where you will be serving special desserts?  Many get togethers, such as wedding and baby showers, mother’s day teas, charity events and the holidays will often have a dessert table to showcase some lovely dessert offerings. I’ve put together my 15 tips for making sure your dessert table is really…

25 Delicious Ways to Use Zucchini and Summer Squash

25 ways to use zucchini and summer squash

25 Ways to use Zucchini What is not to love about zucchini? It is a super easy to grow vegetable, especially for beginning gardeners, is prolific, is low in calories and tastes great. But by the end of the growing season, you are likely to have bucket loads of it and the neighbors will be…

My Favorite Samoas Copy Cat Recipes

Treat your Family to One of These Samoas Copy Cat Recipes I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite Girl Scout Cookies is the . (affiliate link) If you have never had them, this delicious cookie features caramel and toasted coconut-covered with a drizzle of chocolate is super good. I thought it would…

10 Ways with Oranges – Orange Recipes

10 Best Orange Recipes - recipesjust4u.com/

Oranges are the star attraction in these delicious recipes. From delicious smoothies to decadent desserts, these recipes that feature oranges will add a refreshing touch to your dinner table. Oranges are so sweet and lend themselves to all sorts of recipes ideas.  And they are quite plentiful for the spring and summer months.  This popular…

40+ Delicious Peanut butter Recipes

Peanut butter is not just for sweets. See my round up of 30+ delicious peanut butter recipes.

30+ Delicious Peanut Butter Recipes. Peanut butter – ah yes.  If you have been a reader of my blog, you will know that I adore peanut butter.  If there is a way to use it in a recipe, I will try it.  Most work out splendidly, but others…well let’s not go there, okay?  This collection…

Butterscotch Apple Cream Bars

Find out how to make these delicious and hearty Butterscotch Apple Cream bars

If you like the taste of toffee apples, you will love these delicious bars.  I used butterscotch bits for my filling and topping, and the bars are just scrumptious.  They are sort of a cross between a toffee apple and a snickers bar.  Bye bye diet! The bars are easy to make too.  The crust…

Sunburst Lemon Bars

Delicious glazed lemon bars

One of my favorite desserts is a lemon bar.    They take a bit of time to make but the delightful taste of the fresh lemons are so much better than making them with a box mix that it is worth the time and effort. These Glazed Lemon Bars have a fluffy topping and glaze that…

Brownie Cheesecake Bars

Brownie Cheesecake bars

I like brownies, I love bars,  and I like cheesecake recipes. So, it stands to reason that I will love brownie cheesecake bars.  What is not to love?  I get three dessert favorites in one delicious recipe with these sweet treats where creamy cheesecake is layered on top of fudgy, nutty brownies. Let’s make some…

Pina Colada Ice Cream Bars

Easy Pina Colada Ice cream bars

It’s been chilly here in NC with the odd really warm day.  Weather like this makes me miss the summer.  Here is a dessert recipe guaranteed to make you think of balmy summer evenings sitting on the deck after dinner. This recipe works with any type of ice cream. You can used reduced fat or…

Date Bars with Maple Sugar

Recipe from The Gardening Cook. Ingredients 1-3/4 cups finely chopped pitted dates 3/4 cup water 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 cup all-purpose whole wheat flour 1 cup rolled oats (not quick-cooking) 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup earth Balance buttery spread Cooking spray

High End Macadamia Nut 8 Layer Bars

Recipe shared from The Gardening Cook. Ingredients 1 cup of good quality chocolate cookies, crushed 1 cup of biscotti or shortbread style cookies, crushed 1/2 cup of melted butter 1 14 ounce can of fat free sweetened condensed milk. (You can, of course, use full fat. I just was trying to fool myself into thinking…

Decadent Samoas Bars – Girl Scout Knock off

Decadent Samoas Bars - Girl Scout Knock off

Ingredients 1 stick of unsalted butter 1 cup of brown sugar, lightly packed 1/4 cup of white sugar 1 egg 2 tsp of pure vanilla extract 1 cup of shredded coconut 3/4 cup of whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 cup of butterscotch chips 3/4 cup of dark chocolate chips chocolate for drizzle (optional)

Super Easy Chocolate Coconut Hello Dolly Bars

Chocolate Coconut "Hello Dolly" Bars

Printable recipe – Chocolate Coconut Hello Dolly Bars Bar desserts are my favorite type of baked goods recipes. They are normally quite fast and easy to make and most have of them require ingredients that are already in your pantry.  This recipe for Chocolate Coconut bars fits that bill nicely. This type of bar is…

Banana Nut Breakfast Bars

Banana Nut Breakfast Bars

I love banana nut muffins (or any kind of muffins for breakfast, for that matter.)   This recipe for banana nut breakfast bars gives you the home made taste of banana muffins but in a tasty bar instead. Let’s make some Banana Nut Breakfast Bars The bars are incredibly easy to make.  Just combine the…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

Printable recipe – Peanut butter Chocolate Bars Looking for a decadent chocolate bar recipe that combines peanut butter in it?  Look no further. This is truly a “death by chocolate” dessert.   The recipe has a rich chocolate base made from peanut butter and chocolate morsels, combined with a Devil’s food Cake mix.  It is…