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Brownies and Bars

  • Recipe

    Pumpkin Bars with Brown Butter Frosting

    These cakelike bar cookies use elements that are both traditional and fancy: a simple pumpkin cake base topped with a nutty brown-butter frosting.

  • Recipe

    Raspberry Jam Bars

    This lunchbox-friendly treat (shown here with Marcona Almond Streusel) is like a fruit crisp in bar-cookie form. Try it with other jam flavors, if you like.

  • How-To

    Small-Batch Cookies from the Skillet

    Make one oversize cookie for an easy dessert for eight

  • Recipe

    Spicy Peanut Butter and Lime Skillet Cookie

    A combination of cayenne and lime zest is not your average cookie flavoring, but combined with the sweet and salty ingredients, they make each bite of this gluten-free cookie exciting.…

  • Recipe

    Brown-Butter Oatmeal Skillet Cookie with Spiced Apples

    Reminiscent of the topping on an apple crisp, this chewy oatmeal cookie gets a nutty undertone from the brown butter.

  • Recipe

    Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookies with Toasted Coconut and Pecans

    These cookies are excellent made into sundaes; the slight dip in the middle of a mini skillet cookie makes a perfect hollow for the ice cream. If you don't have…

  • Recipe

    Double Chocolate-Tahini Skillet Cookie

    Tahini (sesame paste) adds a welcome savory element to this brownielike cookie.

  • Recipe

    Scotch Blondies

    Scotch's vanilla flavors enhance these soft, chewy blondies, while its toasty, smoky nuances make a nice counterpoint to the sweetness. Use a blended Scotch and save your single malt to…

  • Recipe

    Chamomile Lemon Bars

    A thick, sturdy-yet-tender cornmeal shortbread crust topped with intensely tangy, chamomile-infused lemon curd makes for a tantalizingly sweet-tart treat.

  • Recipe

    Sour Cherry Cheesecake Bars

    Sour cherries are gorgeous. Their bright red skin practically sparkles. But just like the rubies they resemble, they can be hard to come by. Look for them at your local…

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