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10 Perfect Bar Recipes for Summer Parties

Sharing the BEST bar recipes today! 10 Perfect Bar Recipes for Summer Parties! Love recipes that are easy to package up and bring for friends and family to enjoy!

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Bar Recipes

Summer is such a fun time to get together with family and friends. We’ve had pool parties almost weekly at our house! Where there are parties there is food….and heaven knows delicious bar cookies need to be involved!

I’ve put together some of my favorite bar recipes that are perfect for packing up and taking to summer parties. Whether you are in the mood for brownies, cookie bars, blondies or red velvet layered bars, I’ve got you covered.


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Cherry and Cream Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

One of my favorites with the pretty cherry chips throughout. This one does not disappoint!

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Iced Lemon Poppyseed Shortbread Bars

Lemon desserts are so great for hot summer months. These buttery bars are one of our favorites!

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How To Make Homemade Box Mix Style Brownies

You always need a go to brownie recipe that’s not from a box. This is the recipe for you. Fudgy dense and perfect-o!

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Brown Butter Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Bars

The brown butter in these bars paired with bites of cinnamon chips are a total knock out.

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Brownie Red Velvet Gooey S’mores Bars

Doesn’t get better than these gooey bars. How gorgeous are they?!

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Butterscotch Oatmeal Brown Butter Cookie Bars

Love the oatmeal and butterscotch bites throughout this fun recipe.

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One Bowl Chocolate Chunk & Toffee Chip Brownies

No fuss brownies with lots of chocolate chunks! Win.

10 Perfect Bar Recipes for Summer Parties

Vanilla Malted Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Buttery crisp edges with oozing chocolate….and malted? No brainer. These are awesome.

10 Perfect Bar Recipes for Summer Parties

White Chocolate Lemon Poppyseed Blondies

Chewy white chocolate and lemon make the perfect blondies.

10 Perfect Bar Recipes for Summer Parties

White Chocolate, Peanut Butter M&M Blondies

The kids go NUTS for anything with M&M’s, these are always a hit!

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  1. 1

    What a great round up of bar recipes! Can’t wait to whip up one of these tasty treats!

  2. 2

    Yummy. Can it please be dessert time already? Or can I just eat dessert bars for breakfast?
    Those white chocolate poppyseed ones look delish!
    Have a marvelous day Jenny!

  3. 3

    Wish I could have a party tonight so I can have some of these!

  4. 4
    Amanda says:

    I die every time I see those red velvet treats of yours. πŸ™‚ So good! xoxo

  5. 5
    Maria says:

    Bar treats are my favorite! Love them all!

  6. 6
    Naomi says:

    These are some of my favorite from you!

  7. 7
    Amanda says:

    I love bars! They are such a yummy, fast and easy dessert option.

  8. 8

    Love making bars – great round up! Definitely going to try the Iced Lemon Poppyseed recipe πŸ™‚

  9. 9

    I’m seriously craving some brownies now!! Lol.

  10. 10
    Gaby says:

    I need just a bite or two of every one! So delicious!

  11. 11
    Lauren says:

    They all look so good. Seriously. I want them ALLLLLLLL.

  12. 12

    So many amazing bars!! Now which to try first πŸ™‚

  13. 13

    They all look amazing! Thank you for putting this list together. These are definitely going on the my next dessert table setup.

  14. 14

    Great selection! I`m gonna try this Brownie Red Velvet Gooey S’mores Bars recipe. Sounds interesting and looks killing delicious πŸ™‚

  15. 15
    Dawn (Nana) says:

    What a nice site you have, and a great share with all of these squares recipes. I thought I’d seen them all, but apparently not. Score! Now I need to get cookin’ again. Thanks for these!

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