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Magic Cookie Bars

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Makes:24 bars

The Magic Cookie Bar – the most famous and popular Eagle Brand recipe – was invented in the 1960’s as the “Hello Dolly”. A simple layered bar that takes 8 minutes to prepare, this moist and chewy favourite has been a tempting favourite for years. Check out all the variations we’ve created for this enduringly scrumptious classic.


2 cups 500 mL graham wafer crumbs
3/4 cup 175 mL butter, melted
1 can 300 mL Eagle Brand® Regular or Low Fat sweetened condensed milk
1 1/3 cups 325 mL semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 1/3 cups 325 mL flaked coconut
1 1/3 cups 325 mL chopped pecans (optional)


  1. Combine graham crumbs with butter; press evenly onto parchment-lined 13 x 9" (3.5 L) baking pan.
  2. Pour sweetened condensed milk evenly over crumb crust.
  3. Sprinkle with pecans, chocolate chips and coconut; press down firmly.
  4. Bake in preheated 350ºF (180ºC) oven* 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool thoroughly and cut into bars. (Store loosely covered at room temperature.)


  • To make the 7 Layer Magic Cookie Bar, add 1 cup of Butterscotch chips. *325ºF (160ºC) for glass dish.

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