Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Christmas Cooking Countdown 6 Days to Christmas-Magic Cookie Bars

Want to try a cookie with a big of magic?  The answer is magic cookie bars

(Note: This is not one of our pugs the image is from pugs in costume tumblr 

Magic Cookie Bars from Magnolia Bakery

4 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
3 sticks melted butter
2 cups chopped pecans
1 cup chocolate chips
4 cups sweetened shredded coconut
3 14 ounce cans condensed milk

Preheat oven to 325.   Combine crumbs and melted butter in a large bowl and press into an ungreased jelly roll pan.    Top cookie crust with pecans, chocolate  chips, and coconut.  Pour over the the condensed milk and spread evenly.  Bake 30 to 35 minutes.


  1. Woo hoo! We love Magic cookie bars! I still have the recipe from "Bordens" my grandmother taped to a recipe card. I have made two batches for Christmas and froze them. Great recipe!

  2. Oooh, delicious!
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  3. Wow, we have been missing out on some yummy good posts over here! I just saw a couple of things to add to the recipe book AND a hobbit house to add to our Christmas List!

    Wyatt's Mom

  4. Our dad would love those, he is nuts about nuts :)
    Dip Bridge and Elliot x

  5. We too are nuts about nuts. Yummy scrummy. Have a wonderful Wednesday.
    Best wishes Molly

  6. We've determined that your house must smell like heaven!

  7. Fantastic. We are on our way over
    Benny & Lily

  8. mmm these are yummy! We made a variation of this on Sunday. butter, brownie mix, coconut, chopped peppermint bark, pecans, sweetened condensed milk. Mom thinks the recipe portions need a little tweeking but they are still yummy.

    Bailey, Hazel & Greta

  9. You are killing me with all this food, what about my waistline..BOL, this is the second visit today, cos wez was all behind, and I'm drooling :) xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

  10. My mouth is already drooling!