Magic Cookie 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.

Prep Time: 8 minutes plus baking time
Preheat To: 350ºF (180ºC)*
Serving: 24 bars


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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