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12 Desserts to Pack for Lunch

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Remember the days when your parents packed your lunch? Tucked behind the PB&J was sometimes a note, and often, a sweetly wrapped cookie. Those were the lunches—lunches that had not one, but two courses—and there is nothing better than lunch dessert.

And just because the days of recess and Spiderman lunch sacks are no longer doesn't mean you can't still treat yourself to a lunchbox sweet. Here are 12 easily packable little desserts that are just what you want at 3 o'clock (especially when dipped into that late-afternoon coffee):

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Honey–Almond Sesame Cookies
Honey–Almond Sesame Cookies
Orange-Pistachio Biscotti
Orange-Pistachio Biscotti
Macaroons
Macaroons
Nutella Stuffed Snickerdoodles
Nutella Stuffed Snickerdoodles
Cook's Illustrated's Blondies
Cook's Illustrated's Blondies
Coconut Dream Bars
Coconut Dream Bars
Oatmeal Scotchies
Oatmeal Scotchies
Chewy Ginger-Molasses Cookies
Chewy Ginger-Molasses Cookies
Cracklin' Coconut Cherry Macaroons
Cracklin' Coconut Cherry Macaroons
Rich Tea Biscuits
Rich Tea Biscuits
Coconut-Macadamia Biscotti
Coconut-Macadamia Biscotti
Honey Oat Chewies
Honey Oat Chewies

What's your go-to lunchtime treat? Tell us in the comments below!

Tags: lunch dessert, cookies, baking