Portable Treat Recipes

Cookies and bars make great portable treats. They also happen to be hands-down kids' favorites!

Staff Picks

Absolutely the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 4.51 stars
This is a secret family recipe for chocolate chip cookies! Everyone who tries them begs for more. Enjoy!!

Best Brownies

Rating: 4.53 stars
These brownies always turn out!

Soft Oatmeal Cookies

Rating: 4.68 stars
These oatmeal cookies are very moist with a good flavor. Add a cup of raisins or nuts if you desire.

Mom's Ginger Snaps

Rating: 4.67 stars
Fabulous, spicy cookies.

Playgroup Granola Bars

Rating: 4.54 stars
My girlfriend brought these granola bars over for a playgroup one morning and ever since they've been a staple! My son requests them almost daily so I usually triple the recipe and make 2 trays so we have plenty on hand.

Paul's Pumpkin Bars

Rating: 4.73 stars
These are very moist, and so far I haven't found anyone who doesn't love them!

Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

Rating: 4.81 stars
This recipe makes 2 full-sized loaves of tender, spicy quick bread.

Banana Muffins II

Rating: 4.79 stars
These delicious banana muffins are easy for kids to make.

Simple White Cake

Rating: 4.22 stars
This cake was sent home from our children's school. It is the simplest, great tasting cake I've ever made. Great to make with the kids, especially for cupcakes.

The Best Lemon Bars

Rating: 4.53 stars
Tart, rich and perfection, all rolled into one! Wow your friends with this simple recipe. Hint: No Substitutions!

Mrs. Sigg's Snickerdoodles

Rating: 4.74 stars
These wonderful cinnamon-sugar cookies became very popular with my friends at church. My pastor loves them! You will too! Crispy edges, and chewy centers; these cookies are a crowd pleaser for sure!

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies I

Rating: 4.39 stars
An old stand-by that the whole family loves.

Inspiration and Ideas

Chocolate Teddy Bear Cookies
Rating: Unrated
"A real winner! I used chocolate chips for the eyes, and my 4-year-old helped; he had a great time. Another mom has already asked me for the recipe." – DPASSAR
Marshmallow Treats
Rating: Unrated
"Delicious and simple for kids to prepare. A family favorite!" – Amber McCoy

Grandma's Banana Bread

Rating: 4.7 stars

A super moist banana bread which uses six bananas!