Chewy Coconut Bars

These coconut bars have a satisfying chewiness, a rich caramel brown sugar flavor, and the crunch of toasted pecans.  They can be whipped up in no time and will add a fun tropical flair to your next picnic! Read More

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Blueberry, Almond and White Chocolate Bars

Blueberries and almonds are a power couple.  Not only are they flavor sweethearts, with deliciously complementary tastes, but they both boast significant anti oxidants.  In these buttery bars, they are combined with white chocolate and they truly become a match made in heaven. The recipe comes from Midwest Living magazine, where it was a grand prize winner at a country fair, and here it is tweaked just a little. Read More


Triple Lemon Cheesecake Bars

These triple lemon treats combine richly creamy cheesecake with fresh lemon juice, tart lemon zest and a tangy lemon curd topping.  The graham cracker crust is a sweet base for the tart and refreshing filling.  These bars need to chill for at least six hours before cutting into bars. Read More


Salted Almond Bars

Double chocolate brownies with milk chocolate, smoked almonds and sea salt on top…this is a like a very delicious grown up candy bar.  The center is gooey and rich, and the topping combines sweet, crunchy and salty.  This recipe was discovered in an old Better Homes and Garden magazine and is truly perfection in every morsel!

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Raspberry Lemonade Bars

On the lengthy list of special days in the month of May is this:  May 6 is Lemonade Day!  It’s true– the first Sunday in May is designated as a day for the appreciation and consumption of lemonade, specifically from a child staffed booth.  This tasty day was actually created as a way to encourage young entrepreneurs by helping them set up neighborhood lemonade stands**.  So, along with your refreshing glass of lemonade, why not consider a cookie bar with delicious complementary flavors.  These bars taste like summer… fresh raspberries are layered on a tart lemon filling and shortbread crust, and topped with a sweet crumbled topping.   Read More


Chocolate Espresso Pie Bars

These fantastic cookie bars are the real deal– rich dark chocolate, strong espresso and a dash of cinnamon baked in a buttery brown sugar pie crust.  They are so good!  So good, so good!  This is a big batch recipe, baked on a large cookie sheet, so you will end up with extras to put in your freezer, plus have some to share with your friends and some to keep all to yourself…   Read More