Multiple Choice Magic Cookie Bars
Sandra Belanger’s family from Garson Ontario, have made making Magic Cookie Bars into an event – and an easy science ! Let your imagination go wild – and make up some toppings of your own.
Prep Time: 10 minutes plus baking time
Preheat To: 350ºF (180ºC)
Serving: 24 bars
3/4 cup (175 mL) butter or margarine, melted (for the crust)
1 can (300 mL) Regular or Low Fat Eagle Brand® sweetened condensed milk
Plus one ingredient from each “Group” in the quantity shown !
Group A (1 1/3 cups/325 mL):
Graham cracker crumbs; Chocolate wafer crumbs; Vanilla wafer crumbs; Animal cracker crumbs; Sugar cookie crumbs
Group B (1 1/3 cups/325 mL):
Chocolate chips; Butterscotch chips; Peanut butter chips; Dried fruit (raisins, cranberries, blueberries, etc); Candy-coated chocolate candies; Toffee bits*
Group C (1 1/3 cups/325 mL):
Flaked coconut; Crisped rice cereal; Frosted flake cereal,crumbled ;Miniature marshmallows
Group D (1 1/3 cups/325 mL):
Chopped walnuts; Chopped pecans; Chopped peanuts; Chopped ;cashews
1. Combine crumbs of choice from Group A with melted butter; press evenly onto parchment-lined 13 x 9" (3.5 L) baking pan.
2. Pour Eagle Brand evenly over crumbs. Sprinkle with your choice of toppings from Groups B, C, and D. Press down firmly.
3. Bake in preheated 350ºF (180ºC) oven** 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
4. Cool thoroughly and cut into bars. Store loosely covered at room temperature. ***
Notes:*may contain almonds **325ºF (160ºC) for glass dish *** freezes well !