Portable Treat Recipes

Looking for portable treat recipes? Allrecipes has more than 170 trusted cookie and bar recipes that kids will enjoy. Making them for the class? Don't worry, these recipes are nut-free!

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Absolutely the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

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

Best Brownies

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These brownies always turn out!
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The Whole Jar of Peanut Butter Cookies

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This cookie got its name because a whole 18-ounce jar of peanut butter is used to make it. It is the creamiest, moistest cookie I have ever had, and bound to be a favorite with anyone who makes them. Just don't over bake them!

Soft Oatmeal Cookies

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These oatmeal cookies are very moist with a good flavor. Add a cup of raisins or nuts if you desire.
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Mom's Ginger Snaps

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Fabulous, spicy cookies.

Playgroup Granola Bars

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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.
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Paul's Pumpkin Bars

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

Apple Squares

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Apples, nuts and cinnamon make these bars delicious. They hardly last a day at my house!

Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

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This is a great old Maine recipe, moist and spicy. The bread actually tastes even better the day after it is baked. Great for holiday gift giving!
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Simple White Cake

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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.

Cream Cheese Squares

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Cream cheese squares. Very easy, and very good.

Banana Muffins II

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These delicious banana muffins are easy for kids to make.

Inspiration and Ideas

Chocolate Teddy Bear Cookies

"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

Granola Bars

"Super easy to make. I added some mini chocolate chips and flax seeds—really good!" – SamandAubreysmom

MMMMM... Brownies

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Best brownies I've ever had!