Magic Cookie Bars

December 01, 2014
Magic Cookie Bars

Whew..what a crazy couple of weeks it has been around here.  We finally moved into our new house (yay!). It's been quite an adjustment.  Our closing date went great.  However, it snowed on our moving day.  That was a first for us.  I will take it instead of being 100 degrees and humid though :)

We are busy doing some renovations.  Like ripping up some serious ugly shag carpeting and there is still some pretty unpleasant looking drapery that needs to be dealt with.  Oh..and I have drop ceilings in a good portion of the house.  Don't ask. We can't figure it out either.

The plus..we think there are tin ceilings under some of them. Even with all the craziness and frustration (note: plumber has been to my house already), it feels great to be in a house that fits all of us and is totally ours. I'm sorta kinda in love with it all.

Magic Cookie Bars

So, Thanksgiving!  How was yours?  Ours was great.  We spent the day with my family and ate until we could no longer consumed anything else.  Awesome.

My contribution to Thanksgiving was these bars.  They are a total classic, aren't they? I've been lovin' these since childhood.  The sweetened milk, coconut, walnuts and chocolate?!  All topped on a graham cracker crust. They are delicious and easy to throw together.

A definite must for your holiday dessert menu!

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Magic Cookie Bars
Magic Cookie Bars
by Table for Seven
Prep Time: 00:20
Cook Time: 00:25
Ingredients (approx 18 bars)
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
  • 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9 x 13 baking dish with foil. Then, grease foil.
In a bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter. Mix well. Then, spread evenly on the bottom of baking dish.
Pour condensed milk over crust.
Sprinkle, coconut, chocolate chips and walnuts on top of milk. Press down lightly with fork.
Bake 25-30 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Let bars cool before cutting.

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