Bars

Almond Cherry Chip Cheesecake Bars

Almond used to be one of those flavors that flew under my radar but recipes like these Almond Cherry Chip Cheesecake Bars have changed that. I didn't not like it, but I didn't like it either. In fact, I don't know that I had really even given it much thought, let alone tried it - until my junior year at Carroll College. My husband had…

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Apple Streusel Bars

*Recipe by Our Best Bites     I have a confession to make. I'm almost afraid to admit it because it might just sound un-American. Well, here goes, I really don't like apple pie!!!! I know, how can someone not like one of America's most classic desserts and still love the red, white, and blue? I thought it had to do with…

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Apple Strudel Crescent Bars

Fall is in the air. Not only is it apparent in the morning chill or with the falling leaves, but in the scents drifting from our kitchens, yummy spiced pumpkin cookies, apple pies, hearty soups and stews, and CIDER. Thank goodness for the flavors of the season or I don't know if I could say goodbye to lazy summer days with my kids.…

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Banana Split Cake Bars

Summer isn't summer without a banana split or two,  and these Banana Split Cake Bars are no exception! I'd seen a few different versions of banana split bars on Pinterest, but none of them were quite how I wanted to make them (surprise, surprise). I wanted a soft banana cake-ish bar topped with all the typical sundae goodies. So I…

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Homemade Cherry Chip Bars

Cherry Chip Bars

As a child, I always loved Cherry Chip Cake. We didn't have it at home, like ever, so when it was served at a friend's birthday party I always thought it was extra special. Admittedly, I'm still quite fond of it, and believe there is a place for boxed mixes, but I always love treats made from scratch and thought a grown up version would…

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No Bake Nutter Butter Bars

Chewy Chocolate Drizzled NutterButter Bars {No Bake}

I have been on a HUGE peanut butter kick, peanut butter and chocolate, that is which is why I threw together these NutterButter Bars. I just can't get enough. Remember this, cookies and cream no bake treat? Well, let me introduce you to it's peanut butter and chocolate cousin. They are made with NutterButter cookies instead of Oreos and…

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Chewy Oreo Bars {No Bake}

These Chewy Oreo Bars have quickly became a favorite treat at my house. My kiddos request them frequently. Really, I'm not even sure what to call them. After glancing at the ingredients, you might think 'rice krispie treats' which is totally what I thought. However, while chewy, the end result is softer... almost like a brownie. I…

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

It seems that no matter how creative I get with recipes, I always find my way back to the classics, like these Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars. I'm not sure that I've found anything that I like better than a buttery chewy cookie studded with chocolate morsels, especially fresh out of the oven, when the chocolate is soft, melted, and…

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Frosted Cream Cheese Sugar Cookie Bars

* Recipe adapted from Mommys KitchenSometimes, I really want a sugar cookie (who doesn't), but just don't have the time or energy it takes to roll-out all that dough! You can imagine how excited I was to find this recipe! Soft, moist, delicious sugar cookies - without all the fuss! They are sooooo very good and perfect for times when…

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Humming Bird Cake Bars With Browned Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

Humming Bird Cake is like a ghost that's haunting me. It's everywhere I turn and while I swoon over it's beautiful layers and am certainly intrigued by it's flavors, I just haven't had the time or an occasion worthy of baking such a magnificent treat. Between chasing after my 13-month old and taxiing my older kids from activity to…

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Mint Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Bars {AKA Shamrock Bars}

These Mint Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Bars are perfect for the March and therefor I'm calling also calling them Shamrock Bars. I'm not sure what you feed the leprechauns in your world, but these went over pretty well in mine. It seems like those little green fellows favor anything minty, and with one layer of cookies and cream…

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Red Velvet Oreo Bars

Red Velvet Cookies and Cream Bars (No Bake)

Red Velvet Cookies and Cream Bars. Chewy. No Bake. Red Velvet Oreos. Marshmallows. Butter. THREE INGREDIENTS. It doesn't get much better. Does it? Seriously? Do you remember these Chewy No Bake Oreo Bars? They are to die for. I knew the moment I saw Red Velvet Oreos in the store that I was going to make a variation of those bars with…

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Scotch Shortbread (Grandpa’s Favorite}

Of all the blessings in my life, my grandparents are among the biggest. They have always been my biggest fans, believing in me with unfailing confidence and knowing that I can achieve what ever it is that I dare to dream of. What a different world we would live in if we all had that kind of support. Faith, love, determination, ambition,…

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Snickerdoodle Bars {New & Improved}

These Snickerdoodle Bars are  always a HUGE hit. They are soft and chewy and remind me of the center of a cinnamon roll  {which is everyone's favorite part, right?} all wrapped up in a cookie. When I send them to work with my husband, they are always gone right away. I just sent them with him today because his coworker, Mel,…

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Telegraph Bars {Lunchroom Bars, O’Henry Bars, and possibly my favorite, Gackle Bars}

By now there is probably little question of why Crazy is part of my blog title. And if there is, this post is sure to clear things up a little. Many of you may already know that my husband doesn't really have a sweet tooth. There are a few simple treats that he enjoys, rice krispie treats, chocolate chip cookies, sugar cookies, Oreos,…

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Tollhouse Cookie Pie Bars

Tollhouse Cookie Pie Bars

I thought I might share my brand new favorite treat...Tollhouse Cookie Pie Bars. I adore these sweet little treats! They start with a simple crust made with brown sugar and butter (need I say more?) and are topped with a nutty gooey chocolate layer.They are everything wonderful about chocolate chip cookie pie all wrapped up into easy…

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