Magic Cookie Bars

posted by Connie 05-15-98 11:56 AM

Magic Cookie Bars

1/2 cup margarine or butter
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 (14 ounce can) Sweetened condensed Milk (not evaporated milk)
1 (6 oz.) pkg semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 (3 1/2 oz) can flaked coconut (1 1/3 cups)
1 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees (325 deg. for glass dish). In a 9x13 inch baking pan melt margarine in oven.

Sprinkle crumbs over margarine; pour Condensed Milk evenly over crumbs. Top evenly with remaining ingredients; press down firmly.

Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool thoroughly before cutting. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

VARIATIONS: sub 1 cup chopped dried apricots for choc. chips. Sub. butterscotch chips for choc. chips OR use both.

RAISIN BARS: sub wheat germ for graham cracker crumbs and sub. raisins for chocolate chips and proceed as directed.

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