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Magic Cookie Bars

This is a best-loved classic – a favorite of kids and adults alike!

Servings: Makes 2 to 3 dozen bars
Serving Size: 1/36 of a recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk)
2 cups (12 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 1/3 cups flaked coconut
1 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 350°F (325°F for glass dish).
In small bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and butter; mix well.
Press crumb mixture firmly on bottom of 13X9-inch baking pan.
Pour sweetened condensed milk evenly over crumb mixture. Layer evenly with remaining ingredients; press down firmly with fork.
Bake 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cut into bars or diamonds.
Store leftovers covered at room temperature.

Notes: Recipe Variations: Substitute chocolate chips or nuts with: candy coated pieces, dried cranberries, raisins, mini marshmallows or butterscotch chips.

Nutrition Amount Per Serving: Calories 167, Fat Cal. 89, Total Fat 9.9g (15% DV), Sat. Fat 5.1g (25% DV), Cholest. 11mg (4% DV), Sodium 71mg (3% DV), **Potassium 63mg (2% DV), Total Carb. 13.8g (4% DV), Fiber 1g (4% DV), **Sugars 10.5g, Protein 1.7g (3% DV), **Vitamin A (2% DV), **Vitamin C less than (1% DV), **Calcium (1% DV), **Iron (6% DV), **Thiamin (3% DV), **Niacin (3% DV), **Vitamin B6 (2% DV), **Magnesium (7% DV), **Folate (3% DV). Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.