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30 Best Cookie Bars From Chocolate to Cherry

Cookie bars are a fantastic way to enjoy the deliciousness of cookies without all the hassle.

Plus, since there are so many flavors to choose from, you’ll never run out of ideas.

30 Best Cookie Bars From Chocolate to Cherry featuring Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
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In this roundup, you’ll find some of the best cookie bar variations, from classic chocolate chip to bright, fruity cookie bar recipes that are perfect for the summer.

Get ready to indulge in some deliciousness with these hearty cookie bars recipes!

Bar Cookies You Need To Try!

1. Soft & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

I don’t know about you, but I crave chocolate chip cookies pretty much all the time.

If that sounds familiar, you might want to bookmark this simple cookie bar recipe.

These gooey, extra soft, and chewy chocolate chip bars have become a staple in my house. And they’re crazy-easy to make!

Once everything is mixed together, pour it into a pan and bake. No dough chilling or rolling into balls required! 

In other words: it’s the perfect recipe for even the most inexperienced baker. The only tricky part is letting them cool!

2. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

I love making cookie bars for potlucks because they’re so easy to slice up and serve.

These bars are super thick and chewy with an oatmeal base that gives them a wholesome taste that’s hard to resist.

3. Hello Dolly Bars (Original Recipe)

Indulge in layers of crumbly crust and heavenly sweet toppings with these Hello Dolly bars!

This decadent dessert calls for crushed Graham Crackers, chocolate chips, nuts, and shredded coconut. 

As a bonus, the recipe for these tasty bars is super versatile. So, add in any toppings you like and make them your own.

4. M&M’S Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Full disclosure: if you bring these to one potluck or BBQ, you’ll have to bring them to every party after that!

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Trust me; people will beg you to make these again!

They’re thick, chewy, chocolatey, and loaded with wonderful crunch, thanks to the M&Ms.

Whip up a batch in about 45 minutes and do your best to let them cool. These are a sure-fire hit for the kids and adults alike!

5.  Maple Glazed Cinnamon Chip Bars

When the crisp, fresh air rolls around, I’m ready to whip up some fantastic fall flavors.

And this recipe feels like the perfect way to celebrate the season!

These bars combine the best of fall with their chewy, buttery base studded with cinnamon baking chips and decadent maple glaze.

This dessert is the ultimate treat and even better if you add some toasted pecans.

6. Chocolate Chip Banana Bars

Can’t decide between banana cake and chocolate chip cookies? Well, I’ve got the solution for you!

These heavenly bars combine the best of both worlds. They have plenty of natural sweetness and banana flavor, and the chocolate sings in every bite.

The best part? It only takes 40 minutes to make, and most of the work is done in the oven.

7. Chocolate Chip Cherry Bars

These chocolate chip and cherry bars are fruity, chocolatey, and oh-so-delicious.

With the super gooey and chewy texture, it’s truly heavenly.

The cherries add a slight tanginess which blends perfectly with this sugary, sweet treat.

8. Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars

Looking to serve up something fun and colorful? These sugar cookie bars should do the trick!

They have a classic buttery base that’s then topped with creamy vanilla buttercream.

And the addition of rainbow sprinkles adds a pop of color, making them more festive.

This is a terrific recipe to keep on hand for any occasion. Make the frosting orange for Halloween or green for Christmas. It’s that easy!

9. No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

My favorite thing about these tasty bars is that they only take ten minutes. That’s right, ten minutes and no baking!

It’s the perfect recipe for when you need a quick pick-me-up or if you have a craving that just won’t go away.

Plus, the whole family can help out with this one. There’s no oven involved, so no worrying about little fingers getting too close to the heat.

They’re chocolatey and peanut buttery, with a satisfying texture from the oats. Delish!

10. Soft and Gooey Loaded Smores Bars

If you love marshmallows, you’ll love these loaded s’mores bars!

These soft and gooey bars are packed with all the best parts of our favorite campfire treat -marshmallows, chocolates, and Graham Crackers.

But there’s also a yummy sugary dough to hold it all together.

Once you taste this bite-sized delight, you’ll definitely want s’more!

11. Banana Cream Pie Bars

I have to admit – I’m a sucker for no-bake desserts. And these banana cream pie bars are some of my favorites!

Layered with a cookie crust, cheesecake filling, and banana pudding, each bite boasts divine melt-in-your-mouth flavors!

12. Pecan Pie Cheesecake Bars

I love pecan pie and cheesecake. But pecan pie with cheesecake might just be my new obsession!

The rich, creamy cheesecake pairs so well with the nutty pecans and Graham Cracker crust.

It’s a sugary, gooey, crunchy dessert that’s like a little slice of heaven.

13. Chewy Malted Chocolate Chip Blondies

Delight your tastebuds with a burst of unique flavors and textures.

This recipe combines the classic chocolate chip cookie flavors with malted milk balls. Yum!

These bars are perfect for snacking, bringing to a bake sale, or enjoying at your next book club with a hot cup of joe.

14. Chocolate Coconut Bars

I love the combination of rich, slightly bitter chocolate and sweet, chewy coconut.

And if you’re like me, you’ll love this chocolate and coconut bar recipe!

Packed with buttery, chocolatey flavors that will delight your tastebuds, the best part has to be the sweet and gooey coconut filling.

15. White Chocolate Cranberry Cookie Bars

Amp up the holiday flavors with these white chocolate cranberry cookie bars!

It’s the perfect treat for festive celebrations, and it’s not only indulgent but also looks impressive.

The bright white chocolate with the vibrant cranberry will be a showstopper at any table.

16. Nanaimo Bars

Craving something sweet? These Nanaimo bars are sure to hit the spot!

These no-bake bars are made of three delicious layers: a crumbly Graham Cracker base, a creamy custard filling, and a decadent chocolate topping.

The textures and flavors of this Canadian dessert blend into the perfect bite.

17. Cookie Butter Blondies

If you love all things sweet as I do, these cookie butter blondies are the perfect treat for you.

They’re so soft, chewy, and full of cookie-butter goodness that you might want to hide the batch. I know I hate to share them!

The best part? They’re insanely easy to make.

18. Cookies and Cream Bar

If you love cookies and cream, you’ll absolutely lose your mind over these delicious bars!

The brown butter cookie base pairs perfectly with the Oreo pieces making it chewy and crunchy at the same time.

I know you’ll be hooked once you give it a try.

This recipe is pretty straightforward to make. Just mix up the ingredients, spread them in a pan, and let the oven do its thing.

19. Lemon Sugar Cookie Bars

I can’t wait for the warm weather and sunshine, and I’m sure I’m not alone.

As soon as it warms up, I’m making these insanely zesty lemon sugar cookie bars.

They’re sugary and buttery soft, perfectly contrasting the tangy lemon flavor. This dessert is satisfyingly decadent and refreshing at the same time!

20. Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

These toffee and chocolate chip cookie bars make a flawless end to any meal.

They have all the elements of a chocolate chip cookie with an indulgent caramel-like center.

The chocolate chips and toffee bits melt beautifully into gooey perfection. If that doesn’t sound like heaven to you, I don’t know what would!

21. Pecan Pie Bars

Who doesn’t love a good pecan pie?

Crunchy, sweet, and nutty all at once with a heavenly gooey finish – I can’t just have one slice. Which makes this recipe a little dangerous!

It’s basically a pecan pie, only less messy and easier to make. It has the same flavors, but these bars make it better for snacking.

Maybe only make these if you have rock-solid willpower (unlike me!).

22. Snickerdoodle Cookie Bars

Why have a snickerdoodle cookie when you could have a snickerdoodle cookie bar?

This recipe is a spin on the classic cookie, made even softer and decadent if you can believe it.

This recipe has all the best elements of a snickerdoodle – sugary, buttery, and warm.

And, thanks to a generous coating of cinnamon sugar on top, it is perfectly sweet.

23. Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

I’m the kind of person who’s willing to wait in line for a delicious cookie. And I’ll take the big, soft, chewy ones over the crunchy little ones any day!

That’s why I love these salted caramel chocolate chip cookie bars.

They’re like a cross between a gooey cookie and a slab of fudge, and they’re insanely delicious.

They’re also super-rich and decadent. That blend of salted caramel, chocolate, and cookie truly can’t be beaten!

24. Blueberry Oatmeal Crumble Bars

Want something juicy and filling to snack on? Try this recipe for blueberry oatmeal crumble bars!

It’s a great mix of sweet and tart, with a lovely crunch in every bite. Oh, and the recipe is almost healthy, so you can go ahead and grab a second piece.

25. Mint Chocolate Oreo Bars

Try this recipe if you’re in the mood for something sweet and refreshing.

Mint chocolate Oreo bars offer fudgy chocolate and minty goodness in one bite.

Once you’ve made them, store them in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

26. Magic Bars with a Tropical Twist

It’s time to take cookie bars to the tropics. These delectable sweets feature macadamia nuts, pineapple, and coconut.

Packed with the bright flavors of a piña colada, they’re like a scrumptious taste of summer.

They’re also perfect for bringing to potlucks or parties because they’re easy to transport and even easier to eat!

27. Strawberry Lemonade Bars

Lemon bars are lip-smackingly delicious. In contrast, strawberry pie is sweet, cool, and delectable.

So, what if you could combine those flavors into one mouthwatering new dessert?

This recipe is just the thing!

The crust is flawless, and the filling is super creamy and fruity. This two-bite wonder is so fresh and yummy; you’ll probably need to double the recipe.

28. Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

If you love cheesecake and caramel, you’ll swoon over these salted caramel apple cheesecake bars!

They feature the hearty goodness of apples along with the luxuriousness you can only get from cheesecake.

Then it’s all topped off with gooey, salted caramel. Are you drooling, too?

29. Peanut Butter Cookie Bars With Dark Chocolate Chunks

Nothing beats the classic pairing of peanut butter and dark chocolate.

In this recipe, the two meld together to make one helluva sweet treat.

These bars are loaded with rich peanut flavor and dark chocolate chunks. It’s like Reese’s in bar form!

30. Chocolate Orange Cookie Bars

Chocolate orange lovers, this one’s for you!

These chocolate and orange cookie bars are insanely delicious – the perfect combination of fudgy, zesty, and decadent.

The bright, festive flavors perfectly complement the rich chocolatey goodness.

It’s a dessert that’s sure to make your tastebuds skip with delight!

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Kim - InsanelyGood
Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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