Jan 30, 2012

Magic Cookie Bars

I love this recipe, it is incredibly easy and I get tons and tons of compliments whenever I make it. Plus, it requires no mixing or anything! 

Magic Cookie Bars
1/2 C Butter or Margarine
1 1/2 C Graham Cracker crumbs
1 (14 oz can) sweetened condensed milk
1 C Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1 1/3 C flaked coconut
1 C chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In 13X9 " pan melt margarine in oven. Sprinkle crumbs over margarine. Pour Condensed milk evenly over crumbs. Sprinkle with chips, then coconut, then nuts. Bake 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool, then cut into bars. 

There are also a lot of variations you can do with this recipe, you can just go with what you have on hand. 

Substitutes for Graham Cracker Crumbs: 
Vanilla Wafers
Chocolate Wafer Cookies
Ginger Snaps
Quick-cooking Oats

Substitute for Chocolate chips, or add with chips:
Peanut butter chips
Butterscotch chips
Mini marshmallows

Nuts you can use: 

Flavor Variations: 
Mint: combine 1/2 tsp peppermint extract and 4 drops green food coloring to condensed milk

Peanut butter: combine 1/3 C peanut butter with condensed milk


Rolled Up Pretty said...

Those look SO good!

Kelley @ TheGrantLife.com said...

Hi! Visiting from tt&j. I absolutely love magic cookie bars.. they are my all time favorite treat! :) Great minds think alike!

If you get a chance I would love for you to share this at my party :)