Tuesday, September 20, 2011

magic bars


ian is entering these magic bars into the long island fair's culinary arts contest that is being held at the old bethpage village restoration this week. as you can see I couldn't resist taking a bite.
here is the recipe;

1/2 cup butter
one and one 1/2 cups crushed graham crackers
one 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
one & 1/3 cups flaked coconut
1 cup chopped peacns or walnuts - I used walnuts

preheat oven to 350 degrees
cut butter into 6 squares and place onto 13" x 9" baking pan

let butter melt in oven almost entirely taking pan out before it starts to burn
once the butter finishes melting outside the oven, evenly sprinkle the graham cracker crumbs directly into the pan over the butter

then pour milk evenly over the crumbs
top with remaining ingredients in the order they are listed above
press the ingredients down gently into the pan with a fork or the back of a spoon

bake for 25 minutes until lightly browned
cool, cut into bars, & store covered at room temperature


Thérèse said...

It sounds yummy and full of calories!
Good luck to Ian for the contest.

Dianne said...

they look delish
good luck Ian

Daryl said...

Fun .. omit the coconut and I am a fan .. I hope he wins

Alexa said...

These sound sinfully good. Hope you'll let us know how Ian does—and thanks for the recipe!

Anonymous said...

Do you have extras? :-) PGma

Kay L. Davies said...

Store at room temperature? Amazing!
And they look so easy to do. Tell Ian I want to try them with pecans.
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Ming the Merciless said...

What an amazingly simple recipe! I will have to try it this fall.