Fabulous No-Bake Cookies & Bars

This lineup of no-bake favorites is your ticket to gourmet glory without the fuss.

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Chocolate-Raspberry Bites

    Spread luscious raspberry jam between two chocolate wafers, then add a thick layer of chocolate icing and let it drip over the side for effect.

Makes: 20 servings
Serving size: 20 cookie bites
Start to Finish   25 mins 
German Chocolate Wafer Cookies

    Transform simple wafer cookies into fancy bars by dipping and drizzling with chocolate and coconut-and-pecan frosting.

Makes: 40 servings
Serving size: 40 cookies
Start to Finish   30 mins 
White Chocolate-Cranberry Crispy Treats

    These crispy treats are a jazzed-up version of classic rice cereal treats. Make them magical by adding your favorite dried fruit, chopped nuts, and flavored baking pieces.

Makes: 48 servings
Serving size: 48 bars
Prep   30 mins 
Stand  1 hr 
No-Bake Butterscotch-Pretzel Bars

    These quick and easy bars offer delightfully contrasting flavors and textures with saltiness, sweetness, and crunchiness.

Serving size: about 36 bars
Prep   25 mins 
Chill  2 hrs 
Yummy No-Bake Bars

    A sweet peanut butter-cereal crust is topped with layers of creamy pudding and rich chocolate frosting.

Makes: 64 servings
Serving size: 64 bars
Prep   25 mins 
Chill  1 hr 
Chocolate Bonbon Pops

    Crushed store-bought sandwich cookies are the secret behind these fun chocolate-dipped lollies. Dress them up with toasted coconut, chopped pecans, or nonpareils before the melted chocolate topping sets.

Serving size: 20 pops
Prep   30 mins 
Freeze   30 mins 
Chill  1 hr 
No-Bake Lemon Dreams

    Make these sweet-tart treats with off-the-shelf sugar cookies and luscious lemon curd. Decorating the edges with piped stars or rosettes (made from purchased frosting) gives these cookies a gourmet look.

Makes: 24 servings
Serving size: 24 cookies
Start to Finish   25 mins 
Fruit and Nut Chocolate Sticks

    As easy to eat as they are to make, these pretty treats are a cinch. Just spread peanut butter on dark chocolate sticks, then roll in dried fruit and nuts.

Makes: 9 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Peanut Butter Truffles

    Dark chocolate pairs beautifully with creamy peanut butter in these decadent treats. Make the truffles look extra yummy -- and add a little crunch -- by sprinkling with chopped peanuts before the chocolate is set.

Makes: 50 servings
Serving size: about 50 truffles
Prep   50 mins 
Cook   12 mins 
Chill   45 mins  to 1 hr 
Chocolate-Hazelnut Marshmallow Bars

    Chocolate-hazelnut spread is the rich secret behind these luscious bars stuffed with mini marshmallows and chopped hazelnuts.

Makes: 36 servings
Serving size: 36 bars
Prep   25 mins 
Chill   30 mins 
Cranberry-Vanilla Cereal Drops

    Maybe our fastest cookies ever, these crunchy gems take just a few minutes to assemble once you melt the candy coating.

Makes: 60 servings
Serving size: 60 drops
Prep   25 mins 
Stand  1 hr 
Hazelnut and Cherry Caramel Clusters

    Drizzle buttery caramel over the tops of these super easy white chocolate clusters to get a pretty candy-shop look.

Serving size: 18 pieces
Stand  1 hr 10 mins 
Start to Finish   30 mins 
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