Classic magic cookie bars recipe (1988)

Date: March 1988
Categories: 1980s, Dessert recipes, Food & drink, Vintage advertisements
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Mar 1988 magic cookie bars recipe

Magic Cookie Bars recipe

Easy to make. Hard to resist. Makes 24 to 36 bars.


1/2 cup butter or margarine
1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 (14-ounce) can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk (NOT evaporated milk)
1 6-ounce package (2 cups) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 (3-1/2 ounce) can flaked coconut (1-1/3 cups)
1 cup chopped nuts


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (325 degrees for glass dish). In 13×9 dish, melt margarine in oven. Sprinkle crumbs over margarine. Pour sweetened condensed milk evenly over crumbs. Top with remaining ingredients, press down. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool. Cut into bars. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

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Publication date: March 1988

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