26 Extreme Desserts: Cookies, Bars & Brownies

Bacon-Chocolate Cookies, Copycat Snickers Bars, Fudgy-Rich Brownies - these over-the-top sweets are not your grandma's treats.

Peanut Butter S’mores Skillet Cookie

This campfire classic gets an peanut-buttery, oven-baked makeover. Part cookie, part s'more, this one is bound to impress at parties both indoors and outdoors.

Monster Cookies

"These are outstanding cookies. They are very easy to make and everyone loves them."


Snickerdoodle Lemon Bars

Two of grandma's favorite desserts get combined on a sheet tray to become one epic treat, with sweet cinnamon cookie on the bottom and custardy lemon filling on the top.

Brownie Baklava

"I am a purist with brownies and baklava, so I was a little hesitant to combine these two desserts. I made this the other day and it was received very well."

-Donna K.

Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Pan Cookie

"This is a classic and great recipe. I put in a 9x13 pan and cut into little squares."


Blueberry Lemon Oreo Cheesecake Bars

“A decadently smooth cheesecake with flavor that explodes in your mouth.”


Goalpost Cookies

Touchdown! Score big at your next tailgating party with these adorable sugar cookies, which are coated in colorful, football-themed sprinkles and frosting.

Butterscotch Blondies

"Completely and totally wonderful! Chewy, dense, moist and so flavorful. A very nice change from the usual chocolate chip variety of blondie."


Bacon & Chocolate Chip Cookies With Maple Cinnamon Glaze

"Amazing. Awesome. Delicious. I've made these for dozens of people, and not even one person was anything less than impressed. The bacon blends with the other flavors quite well!"

-Chef #1445509

Caramel Chocolate Candy Bars

"I made these last night and I had one, my husband tried a 'few' and our neighbors taste-tested some, and now I have to make another batch! Are these ever wonderful!"


Gooey Butter Cake Brownies

Nothing better than two desserts in one sweet package.

Extreme Chocolate Brownies

"Oh, yes! These squares rocked my world! Amazingly delicious! They taste exactly like Reese's when you eat them at room temperature."

-Rainberry Blues

Chocolate Chip Cookie Slab Pie

Chocolate chip cookies with a portable twist.

Ooey, Gooey, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

"These are very easy to make and super tasty."


Potato Chip Chocolate Chip Cookies

The secret to this recipe? Salty, crunchy and crispy potato chips, of course! Betcha can't eat just one.

Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies

"Fantastic! What a delicious peanut butter taste. I love the salty pretzel topping. It's unusual and delicious!"


Snickers Candy Bars

"Absolutely decadent! While I was making these treats, I started to think: Why am I doing this? I could just buy a bag of Snickers bars. Wrong. They tasted so much better than store-bought and weren't hard to make at all."


5-Ingredient No-Bake Reese's Squares

"These were wonderful! I made them for a Super Bowl party and they disappeared! I heard people make comments how they loved the texture of the peanut butter mixture."


Chocolate Cowboy Cookies

"This wonderful cookie makes you rub your tummy and say, 'ahhhhhhh.' The combination of chocolate chips, oatmeal and nuts was a real crowd-pleaser!"


Seven Layer Bars

"These are a family favorite. I made them with pecans and they were to die for!"

-Nancy Hunt

Magic Layer Bars

"Yum! I made these for a Super Bowl party and had to try one early. Not only are they super easy but they taste great! Can't wait to share these with the crowd at the game!"


Everything But The Kitchen Sink Cookies

"Delectable! Out of the hundreds of recipes in my 'Cookies' cookbook, my six-year-old chose this one as the one he wanted to make. They were a huge hit with everyone."


Chocolate Chip Cookie & Cream Cheese Bars

"These are amazing. This is a never-fail recipe."


Rocky Road Brownies

"I know I have a winner when my husband calls me at work because what he's eating for dessert is so good."

-Michelle S.

Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats

"This is a great recipe. I like that they're made in the microwave because they're so easy."


Fudgy Cocoa Brownies

"These were very rich and chocolaty. They tasted great."