7 Layer Bar Cookies: No Mixing. No Kidding! Here's the Recipe! by Kathy Widenhouse

5 years ago
7 Layer Bar Cookies: No Mixing. No Kidding! Here's the Recipe!

Never made7 Layer Bar Cookies?Here are two reasons to keep this one in the “go to” part of your recipe file – there’s no mixing (none!) and the bars always look and taste great. 

You'll need:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 12 large graham crackers)
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup (6-ounce bag) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup (6-ounce bag) butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup sweet flaked coconut

Here's how you make them:

  1. Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with aluminum foil. Spray the sides of the foil to prevent bars from sticking to the sides of the foil when you remove bars. Cut the butter into the pan. Set the pan in the heated oven to melt.
  2. Remove the pan from the oven. Sprinkle graham cracker crumbs evenly over the melted margarine. The crumbs will be absorbed by the butter to create the crust. Gently shake the pan back and forth sideways to allow excess crumbs to be absorbed.
  3. Layer chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, and chopped nuts evenly over the crust. Pour sweetened condensed milk evenly over bars. Use an angled spatula to spread milk into spots that are not covered. Sprinkle the coconut on top.
  4. Bake bars 25-30 minutes in a preheated 350-degree F oven until lightly browned. Remove the pan from the oven and allow it to cool completely on a wire rack. Lift the foil out of the pan and set the bars onto a cutting board. Peel away foil. Cut the bars.

Store bars loosely covered at room temperature. Read more here

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