Magic Cookie Bars Recipe

For the past 5 years, I have been making cookie and cakes for my husband’s office. I LOVE to bake, so it’s so easy to bake 3 different every week.   Here is the Magic Cookie Bars recipe, which I make for his office.

Magic Cookie Bars Recipe


Magic Cookie Bars

½ cup margarine

1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs

1 (14 oz.) can Sweetened Condensed Milk (NOT evaporated milk)

1 (6 oz.) package semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 (3 ½ oz.) can flaked coconut (1 1/3 cups)

1 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 350F. (325F for glass dish).  In 13×9 inch baking pan, melt margarine in oven.  Sprinkle crumbs over margarine; pour sweetened condensed milk evenly over crumbs.  Top with remaining ingredients; press down.  Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned.  Cool.  Chill if desired.  Cut into bars.  Store loosely covered at room temperature.

(Recipe for the Magic Cookie Bars is from Ladies’ Home Journal, February, 1988)


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