"Plain fresh bread, its crust shatteringly crisp. Sweet cold butter. There is magic in the way they come together in your mouth to make a single perfect bite."--Ruth Reichl

Magic Cookie Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karin Slade

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs
1 14oz. can sweetened condensed milk
2 c. semi sweet chocolate chips
1 1/3 c. flaked coconut
1 c. chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350 (325 for glass dish). Coat 9x13" pan with non-stick cooking spray. Combine graham cracker crumbs and butter. Press into bottom of pan. Pour sweetened condensed milk evenly over crumb mixture. Layer evenly with chocolate chips, coconut, and nuts. Press down firmly with a fork. Bake 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool. Cut into bars. Store covered at room temperature.
Variations: Substitute 1 c. butterscotch chips, peanut butter chips or white chocolate chips for chocolate chips. Substitute 2 c. chocolate covered peanuts (or M&M's) for the chocolate chips and nuts. Or Substitute 2 c. plain M&M's for the chocolate chips.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The original version of this cookie always made it onto the Christmas cookie sampler plates we delivered to our neighbors.

 

 

 

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