When you combine the chewiness of an oatmeal cookie with luscious cherry preserves, you're bound for a heavenly dessert. Finish off these easy bars with a mighty dose of almond crunch.
A light orange glaze is the icing on the cake....literally. Flaky homemade pastry surrounds a layer of thinly sliced pears. Bold five-spice powder gives the filling just enough punch. You won't be able to resist these bars.
A decadent topping of cream cheese, goat cheese, and fresh raspberries makes diving into these bars a no-brainer. The lower layers aren’t too shabby, either—a melt-in-your-mouth combo of buttery shortbread crust and delectable raspberry jam.
Pieces of smooth white chocolate and a double dose of cranberries make a tasty, balanced twosome. The sweet and tart combo—not to mention the hint of nutmeg—will have guests lining up for more.
Looking for a new dessert? Try these simple apricot delights. Canned apricots are juicy and tender, and they offer just the right amount of sweetness. The crumbly streusel crust gets a flavor upgrade from freshly snipped rosemary.
Like a delicious stuffed Danish, this dessert includes sweet layers of cream cheese and apples between buttery puff pastry crusts.
Substitute apples for the pears, if you like; the cinnamon-flavor sweetness of this moist bar blends well with either fruit. Drizzle the bars with powdered sugar icing after they cool for a beautiful presentation.
A lightly spiced layer of apples turns two layers of buttery pastry into a slice of pie you can eat without a fork. Decorate these sweet bars with powdered sugar icing and a sprinkle of additional nutmeg.
Adding cream cheese to the batter makes these sweet-tart bars melt in your mouth. A sugary oat topping gives this treat the perfect crumbly texture.
Purchased puff pastry makes it a snap to prepare this eat-with-your-hands berry-filled treat. Sprinkle the top with coarse sugar for a bit of sparkle.
Tart cherries balanced with a sweet powdered sugar icing make these start-with-a-mix bar cookies a fruit-filled favorite.
A delightfully tart cream cheese topper is the perfect accent to these sweet, doughy bars.
Packed with cranberries, nuts, and white or chocolate baking pieces, these colorful bars make a sweet treat any time of year. Crushed pretzels add extra crunch to the crispy crust.
Sweeten the tart cranberry filling with a splash of pear nectar to add luscious flavor to these hearty nutmeg-spiced oat bars.