Save the cookies for another day and make bars, which involve just one pan and can be sliced as large or small as you need (these recipes serve as many as 100!).
By Lynn Andriani
Photo: Ditte Isager
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The Amazing Oat-and-Fruit Bar (Just Don't Mention Granola)
These decadent layered bars consist of a base made from oats, coconut and cashews; a filling of softened, lemon-scented apricots; and a topping of more coconuts and cashews. A final drizzle of caramel pretty much ensures these will be one of the first desserts on the buffet table to go.