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Whether you’re a kitchen pro or just dipping your toes into the baking game, these easy cookie bar recipes are here to make your taste buds do a happy dance. I’ve rounded up 20+ of the Best Cookie Bar Recipes so you can find the perfect treat. From classic chocolate chip goodness to some wild flavor mash-ups, there’s something for everyone.
Easy Cookie Bar Recipes to Try This Year!
Create a beautifully decorated pan of Christmas Sugar Cookie Bars that will feed a crowd! They look fancy, but couldn’t be easier!
These simple Sugar Cookie Bars are so easy and sweet! They are thick, chewy and totally festive. Based off my classic Cut Out Sugar Cookie Recipe, these bars require much less effort and are perfect for any occasion. Don’t forget to top these with frosting and sprinkles!
Double Chocolate Cookie Bars! They are chewy, so chocolatey, so fast to make a batch and are incredible topped with ice cream. These are the perfect cookie bar for a crowd and it makes a fabulous sweet treat for any summer picnic.
Soft, chewy with that beautiful golden brown color, Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are the classic choice! Filled with mini chocolate chips, chocolate chunks, and walnuts. Basically Chocolate Chip Cookies but way easier!
Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars are, simply put, like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, but in a dessert form! Super simple and the jelly options are endless!
Caramel Snickerdoodle Bars are seriously addicting! All the things you love about snickerdoodles plus soft caramel in the middle!
Gooey marshmallows, melty chocolate, and everything else you love about s’mores is wrapped up into a cookie bar, these are S’mores Bars!
Peanut butter and two kinds of chocolate chips make these Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars irresistible. Made in one bowl and baked to perfection, this dessert will have you swooning!
If you like chocolate, peanut butter, ritz crackers, buttery things, marshmallows or any combination of the five of these guys, you are bound to love these Salted Chocolate & Ritz Nougat No-Bake Bars!
These little Pumpkin Pie Bars are to die for and are perfect for the season. They have a buttery shortbread bottom and are topped with chocolate chips, walnuts, and caramel. Everything works together lovely and isn’t overly sweet.
These Lemon Bars are the quintessential party dessert, baking up perfectly sweet while still lemony and tart. This scratch recipe with a perfect shortbread cookie crust are always are the first to go at any get-together.
Magic Bars, also known as Hello Dolly Bars (or seven layer bars), are made with a buttery graham cracker crust, topped with pecans, coconut shreds, chocolate, and butterscotch chips then drizzled with sweetened condensed milk and baked! They are a decadent dessert bar, but one that is nearly fail-proof.
This Banoffee Bars recipe is a scrumptious layer after layer of goodness with shortbread, toffee, bananas, and a creamy layer of whipped cream. Better make a double batch, because these will be devoured fast!
These Coconut Bars have a chewy sugar cookie bottom and are topped with a lime zest, coconut, and cream cheese mixture. Loaded with coconut-y island flavor, and perfect for a summer dessert or anytime you’re craving that island vibe.
These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars are the perfect Fall treat and usually one of the first pumpkin desserts I make each year. These are soft, chocolate-y, pumpkin bars that are quick and easy to make. With simple ingredients, you’ll likely have all these ingredients on hand and NOTHING beats pumpkin and chocolate.
Let me tell you, these Butterfinger Nutter Butter Cheesecake Bars are what dreams are made of. Glorious. Sweet. Addictive. A Nutter Butter base, cheesecake filling and chocolate topping work in perfect harmony to make these a fabulous treat!
Fresh blueberries and a lemon filling are sandwiched between a crumble crust and topping to make these delicious Lemon Blueberry Bars!
Carmelitas are a brown sugar oatmeal cookie bar filled with melty soft caramel and chocolate chips. Easy to make, addicting and everyone loves them. COME TO MAMA.
These no-bake Golden Oreo Peanut Butter Bars have just the right amount of sweet and salty, crunchy and smooth! Plus they are SO easy to make!
These Layered Chocolate Peppermint Bars are part sugar cookie, part peppermint brownie cream cheese mixture, and part white chocolate!
A Golden Oreo Cookie crust and a sweet and spicy pumpkin filling makes these Pumpkin Pie Bars irresistible. You just need a dollop of whipped cream!
If you’re planning on making treats for neighbors or loved ones this holiday season, these soft and chewy Gingerbread Bars with cream cheese frosting are perfect.
Love the original Magic bars? Give these new Oreo Magic Bars a try! Similar to the classic, but filled with oreos, marshmallows and mini chocolate chips! Just as tasty as my Oreo Balls or Red Velvet Oreos.
If you like creme brulee, you’ll love these Lemon Creme Brulee Bars! They are so easy to make, you will want to make them again and again!
More Bar Recipes to Try:
- Banana Split Cake Bars
- Red Velvet Nanaimo Bars
- Mint Nanaimo Bars
- Homemade Pumpkin Bars
- Chocolate Lasagna Bars
- Lemon Lush Bars
If you make these recipes, I would really appreciate it if you would give them a star rating and leave your review in the comments! If you have a picture of your finished dish, post it on Instagram using the hashtag #laurenslatest and tagging me @laurens_latest.