Gallery: 15 Sweets To Pack For Your Next Picnic

Blackberry Bars
Blackberry Bars

Blackberry jam combined with almond slivers tops these thick shortbread bars. There's no crumb topping so they won't shed all over your blanket.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Best Blueberry Cookies
Best Blueberry Cookies

How could you not bring something with blueberries to a picnic? These easy-to-make cookies will be an instant hit on the picnic table, especially if you're a fan of blueberry muffins.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Banana Oatmeal Cookies with Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chips
Banana Oatmeal Cookies with Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chips

Have some ripe bananas and are heading to a picnic? Make these cookies and picnic-goers will be reaching for more. Hey, with peanut butter and bananas, maybe even Elvis will show up.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Toasted Almond Strawberry Friands
Toasted Almond Strawberry Friands

Store these friands in an airtight container and they can last for days. Feel free to mix things up and add whatever fruit is in season.

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[Photograph: Anna Markow]

Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats
Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

The childhood snack takes on a slight twist by adding chocolate. But don't worry about it melting on the picnic. These Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats don't get melty, though your fingers may get a little sticky from the gooey marshmallows.

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[Photograph: Yvonne Ruperti]

Pine Nut Blondies
Pine Nut Blondies

Adding a nutty taste to sweet blondies might just be the perfect touch after a savory picnic meal. Even with a thin graham cracker crust, these blondies aren't very crumbly, so they are great for enjoying while laying in the grass on a beautiful summer day.

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[Photograph: Jennifer Davick]

Salted Caramel Cashew Bars
Salted Caramel Cashew Bars

Made with salted roasted cashews, make sure these bars firm up after setting by sticking them in the fridge. Once firm, they can easily be packed for your picnic basket.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Strawberry
Strawberry "Long Cake"

If you want to bring cake to a picnic, sheet cake is the way to go. This version is a good choice as it's got an easy to slice, cohesive crumb.

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[Photograph: Alexandra Penfold]

Monster Cookies
Monster Cookies

M&Ms can bring color to your picnic, but who wants to deal with the hassle of them melting in the hot sun? With these childhood favorite cookies, the M&Ms won't melt in your hands, but in a mouthful of oats, peanut butter and chocolate chips.

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[Photograph: Alexandra Penfold]

Chewy Trail Mix Bars
Chewy Trail Mix Bars

To go along with the outdoorsy feel of the day, try these granola bars that are packed with dried apricots, peanut butter chips, dried cranberries, raisins, almonds and shredded coconut. Especially good for picnics that are the end game of a long hike.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Hello Dolly Bars
Hello Dolly Bars

What could be better than eating a combination of coconut, chocolate chips, pecans, and a graham cracker? Eating them outside with friends while enjoying a picnic could make these bars just that much better.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

No-Bake Super Chewy Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oat Bars
No-Bake Super Chewy Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oat Bars

The secret ingredient to these chewy bars? Marshmallows. Picnic-goers will love munching on these nutty and chocolatey bars all day long.

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[Photograph: Yvonne Ruperti]

Corn Flake Crumbles
Corn Flake Crumbles

Though they may have the word "crumble" in them, these corn flake crumbles won't in fact bring much of a mess to your next picnic. Described as tasting like "adult pop tarts", these are good for adults and kids alike.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Chocolate Kix Toffee Bar
Chocolate Kix Toffee Bar

Keep these addictive bars wrapped in wax paper or in your cooler if it's an especially hot day. Though they'll probably get eaten too fast to melt, anyway.

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[Photograph: Pam Parrella]

Toffee Espresso Drop Cookies
Toffee Espresso Drop Cookies

Need a boost of espresso during a long day outside? The sweet combination of toffee and espresso makes for a great treat while enjoying the outdoors.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Blackberry Bars
Blackberry Bars

Essentially an extra thick shortbread cookie topped with toasted almonds and chunky blackberry preserves. Like another fruit spread better? Feel free to sub it in. Get the recipe!