14 Easy Square and Bar Recipes

Squares and Bars are one of the first baked products that I got my hands into, this on top of cookies, cupcakes and muffins too. I often find them easier to make and simpler and they taste good. I have quite a few of them on my website and I thought I’d share them with you. Whether you are looking to make something for special occasion or you are looking for an everyday kind of dessert that is simple and quick fix to your sweet tooth craving, bars and squares are a good option to turn to. Let’s check them out, hopefully you’ll find one or more from my collection. If you find one, just click on the title to be re-directed to the recipe page. Enjoy!

Classic Brownie

I’m not leaving without having this into my list. Basic brownie is one of the  most classic and all time favorite of most people. This brownie is a cross between fudgy and cake like texture. It’s not too dense and not too loose, it has a cracked top and soft and fudgy center.

Almond Shortbread Bar

I personally think that Almond Shortbread always bring traditional shortbread recipe into a higher level. I like the buttery and creamy taste of the bread, but most of all the texture and flavor from the Almonds are simply amazing.

Almond Shortbread Bar

Strawberry Crumb Bar

If you got fresh sweet strawberry on hand, this is a perfect way to use it. This bar has a very nice butter base and a sweet and crunchy top from the delicious oats crumble.


Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oats Bar

Flavor, texture, creaminess, chips and chunks of chocolates and a little doze of good stuff oats. I hope that’s more than enough reason for you to make it.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oats Bar

Pina Colada Crumb Bars

Let’s bring back memories of summer with this Pina Colada Crumb Bars. The good thing is that this can be made any time of the year, so no need to wait for summer. This is absolutely one of my favorite crumb bars. The pineapple filling, shredded coconut and buttery base is just so heavenly good!


Soft and Chewy Brownie Thins

I’m over the moon crazy about this brownie thins. It’s really soft, chewy and they’re thin in just the right level. This is definitely a different take on regular brownie. Try it!

Thin and Chewy Brownie Recipe

7 Layers Magic Bar

7 amazing layers of goodness is more than enough reason for you to love this bar. It has graham cracker, shredded coconut, chocolate chips, walnuts, butterscotch chips, white chocolate and sweetened condensed milk to tie up all these 7 layers of goodness.


Extremely Fudgy Brownie

Looking for something more daring and exciting? This brownie live up to it’s name as being “extremely” fudgy. It’s very decadent, full  of chocolate goodness from top to bottom. The top layer is frosted with chocolate ganache which  made this brownie even more rich and creamy.


No Bake Fruits and Nuts Chocolate Bar

No time to heat up and open the oven? This bar is your perfect solution! It’s NO bake, no fuss easy recipe. Chop, chop, chop is the most that you will do. Mix them all together, and you got yourself a sure hit chocolate bar for sharing. This bar has plenty of flavor and very nice texture from all the different kind of fruits and nuts.

Dates and Oats Bar

Naturally sweet dates, toasted walnuts and a little bit of “healty-ish” stuff from oats is what you will get from this bar. It has a soft smooth center, a nice crunchy oatmeal bottom and top layer, and a bits and pieces of toasted walnuts.

Date and Oat Bar Small Batch

Cream Cheese Brownie

No need to choose between brownie and cream cheese, because you got both world in this Cream Cheese Brownie. It’s absolutely rich and decadent at the same time. The cream cheese gave a tangy taste to the sweet and dark flavor of the brownie. This brownie never, as it never failed to “wow” people. So, if you’re looking for some compliments, make this brownie.

Blueberry Crumb Bar

I keep recipes that are good, which is what this crumb bar is. Almost the same process as the Strawberry Crumb Bars, but instead this uses blueberry for the middle layer. The sweet and tangy taste of the blueberry really complements the crumby and buttery base.

Blueberry Crumble Bars Small Batch

Dates and Nuts Granola Chocolate Bar

Do you like grab and go granola bar? They are not difficult to make at all, so make it rather than buying it. This granola bar has full of nice texture from the nus and oats, and the top is covered with melted dark chocolate.

Homemade Dates and Nuts Granola Chocolate Bar

Banana Oats Bar

Banana! Yes, this bar has sweet ripe bananas and loaded with chocolate chips, and not to forget a nice crunch and texture from oats. So why eat banana on its own when you can make it into this delicious dessert?

Banana Oats Chocolate Chip Bar

There you go! 14 easy and amazing squares and bars recipe all for your choosing. Let me know which ones are your top pick. I’m still deciding which one I’ll be making for the holidays,decisions, decisions.

Enjoy! If you make this, share and tag me in Instagram #SweetNSpicyLiving. I would like to see your creations too.

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