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Press or pour your cookie dough into a pan and cut into cookie-sized portions after baking and you have bar cookies! Sometimes a single flavor, sometimes made with multiple layers, the creative possibilities for bar cookies (tray bakes in England) are endless. We have recipes that are just right for any gathering, bar none!

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By mrshermes2002

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (16 Votes)
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Servings 15
Preparation time 35
Cooking time 190

  • 1 (1.5-ounce) pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 3 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons powdered sugar, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 3 cups strawberries, coarsely chopped, about 1 pound
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped

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  • 1 large egg
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  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter M&Ms or Peanut, Plain, or favorite variety
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  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
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  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
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  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
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  • 1 teaspoon salt
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  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup flour plus 2 tablespoons
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  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • CHEESECAKE:
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  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (Optional)
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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
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