Cookies and Bars Recipes

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Use any variety of fruit preserves you like or happen to have on hand.
“This is the most asked for recipe at our inn. It freezes well, so make a double batch and freeze...
With all their rich flavor, it’s hard to believe that these cookies are low in fat. Like the...
These were made to be dunked into steaming mugs of your favorite java. Try them at home, or pack...
Almond meal makes these cookies tender and rich. Almond slivers provide a contrasting crunch.
I got this recipe from the Taste of Home Bulletin Board posted by cubbybear. It sounds too good not...
From the Inn at Jackson, Jackson, NH.
These sliced nut cookies are sometimes called “Jewish biscotti.”
Also called, in French, Langues de Chat, or Cat’s Tongues. From Snowvillage Inn, North Conway, NH.
This is a family recipe. They are very light and not too sweet. Enjoy!
The time to make this all-American dessert is in the fall, when you can get apples that are crisp...
Good with blueberries too (use one quart).
Chock-full of goodness, these make a healthy dessert or afternoon snack for children.
These rich, delicate, apricot-filled cookies are in the tradition of rugelach and other rolled-up ...
When Yankee published its first issue in 1935, Maine’s Arroostook County was the potato-growing...
“My husband Don's Aunt Maggie from Bavaria, Germany, gave me this recipe, and it has been a family...
My aunt Sophie, a proper Bostonian, was adored by all the children in our family. There was never a...
From the Samuel Sewall Inn, Brookline, MA
In which you turn a very ordinary banana into a very glamorous dessert.
From Snowvillage Inn, North Conway, NH.
One of my excellent recipes.
A sinfully rich dessert of caramel, cream cheese, and rum-poached banana slices, topped with an...
Dough for Caramel “Turtle” Tart or Chocolate-Hazelnut Tartlets (double if making both recipes)
These are a snap to bake, cut, and wrap the day before your next beach trip. Refrigerate overnight...
This recipe has been passed around among friends and from mothers to daughters for almost 50 years...
These crunchy chocolate meringues make delicious snacks with milk or tea.
Wickedly rich and almost irresistible to those who like sweets.
Everybody has a favorite brownie recipe, but these are hard to beat!
These cookies are crisp and buttery, and they keep well, if you can keep them hidden!
Attractive, crunchy, semicircular-shaped cookies, with a mild anise flavor and slightly nutty taste...
Delicious brownies that are not made with chocolate. I could never keep them in the house with my...
So named because they won first prize at the Brooklyn (Connecticut) Fair. I prefer my cookies soft...
Don’t be tempted to make this with anything but fresh blueberries.
The molasses makes all the difference. –Bee and Thistle Inn, Old Lyme, Connecticut
These cookies are beautiful as well as delicious; the cinnamon gives a nice twist to the blueberry ...
Use one 5-inch and one 12-inch Dutch oven with 34 briquettes. –International Dutch Oven Society  
A rich and easy shortbread from Holland.
Make these to hand out at the door on Halloween.
This recipe comes from Mrs. Marshall’s great grandmother, Harriet Bradstreet, a descendant of...
You can bake one roll and freeze the other, if you prefer. (Wrap the roll securely in plastic wrap...
Tangy cranberries stud these luscious, spicy pumpkin bars.
Fudge-like and full of nuts. –Colby Hill Inn, Henniker, New Hampshire
Moist, with a cake-like texture. Serve plain, frosted, or topped with ice cream.
Brysell is the Swedish word for Brussels. These cookies are similar in taste to sugar cookies and...

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