Bar Cookie Recipes

Easy to make and easy to devour - lemon bars, date bars, chocolate chip cookie bars, peanut butter bars, and more.

Staff Picks

The Best Lemon Bars

Rating: 4.5 stars 3528
Tart, rich and perfection, all rolled into one! Wow your friends with this simple recipe. Hint: No Substitutions!
By Patty Schenck

Peanut Butter Bars

Rating: 4.5 stars 3036
No-bake, 5-ingredient peanut butter bars are an easy, decadent dessert.
By Allrecipes Member

24 Irresistible Cookie Bar Recipes

Turns out, you don't have to decide between cookies and brownies: bar cookies are the perfect two-in-one dessert. Plus, they're easy to make, easy to serve, and guaranteed to be a hit.
By Melanie Fincher

Apple Squares

Rating: 4.5 stars 1556
Apples, nuts and cinnamon make these bars delicious. They hardly last a day at my house!
By Allrecipes Member

Lemon Pie Bars

Rating: 4.5 stars 866
This is a really easy recipe that my mom made before the lemon bar 'rage' was on! Thick-skinned lemons work the best. I suggest using real butter and eggs, I've tried using eggbeaters--nowhere near as good!

Date-Nut and Brown Sugar Bars

Rating: 4.5 stars 18
A yummy dairy-free treat! You can use egg substitute in place of eggs to make a vegan version.
By Jennie Wilford

Granny Mabel's Best Bar Cookies

Rating: 4.5 stars 90
Amazing recipe for bar cookies with oatmeal, chocolate chips, and caramel ice cream topping all layered to create THE BEST bar cookie around.
By Amy

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars

Rating: 4.5 stars 212
The best granola bars in the world, it makes a great snack in the afternoon.
By Allrecipes Member

Cherry Walnut Bars

Rating: 5 stars 31
Bars with a shortbread-like base and topped with frosting and coconut.
By Roxanne

Snickerdoodle Blondies

Rating: 4.5 stars 55
Super easy. Great snickerdoodle taste with no fuss!

Kirsten's Dark Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Rating: 4.5 stars 100
Awesome cookie bars for when you don't feel like standing around to make dozens of cookies.

Blonde Apple Brownies

Rating: 4.5 stars 28
Moist, cake-like brownie that is perfect for fall. Everyone asks me for this recipe once they've tasted them. Wonderful served warm with vanilla ice cream. Enjoy!
By herbalady

Inspiration and Ideas

15 Irresistible Cream Cheese Bar Recipes
With all the rich indulgence of cheesecake combined with the ease of cookies, cream cheese bars offer the best of both desserts.
20 Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cookie Bars You'll Want All to Yourself
These bar cookie recipes are perfect for sharing but are easy enough to whip up on a whim whenever you're craving a chocolate and peanut butter treat.
Sopapilla Cheesecake Pie
Rating: 5 stars 2623

Layers of cream cheese, crescent roll dough, and cinnamon sugar with honey.