Magic Cookie Bars are layers upon layers of sweetness! This decadent treat is filled with butterscotch, chocolate, toffee, coconut and nuts.
This recipe has been floating around homes for a long time. You may already know it as 7 Layer Magic Bars. It can be easily tweaked to suit your tastes. I made mine with 8 layers with the addition of some toffee bits. If you don’t like an ingredient, just leave it out except maybe the crust because you’ll probably need that!
These bars are sublime. They are bursting with a variety of sweet flavors and different textures. I finished them off with a layer of almonds, walnuts and coconut.
If you haven’t made Magic Bars yet, you are missing out.
Grab what’s in your pantry right now and go make a batch. Just keep layering ingredients on top. These bars also freeze well so save some for the holidays!
Why You’ll Love Layered Magic Bars
- Ready to eat in 30 minutes!
- 7 layers of sweet treats Customizable to your liking
- Can be made for any occasion
- Fun texture
- Only 5 steps
Ingredients for Magic Cookie Bars
- Graham cracker crumbs
- Sweetened condensed milk
- Butterscotch chips
- Semisweet chocolate chips
- Skor toffee bits
- Sweetened coconut flakes
How to Make Magic Layer Bars
Step One: Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 13×9 inch pan. Add parchment paper to the pan leaving some excess to hang over the side. Lightly grease the parchment paper.
Step Two: Add butter and graham cracker crumbs to a small bowl and stir to combine. Press graham cracker mixture to the bottom of the pan.
Step Three: Pour on sweetened condensed milk over top.
Step Four: Top with butterscotch chips, chocolate chips, toffee bits, coconut flakes and nuts.
Step Five: Bake for 25 minutes. Let cool in pan before removing to cut into squares.
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What to Serve with Magic Cookie Bars
- Pair with a nice cup of coffee or a glass of milk or even one of these specialty drink recipes.
- Mocha Latte
- Slow Cooker Chai Latte
- Reese’s Coffee Milkshake
- Maple Coffee Milkshake
- Cinnamon Cappuccino
- Substitute or add in different flavors of chocolate chips
- Try using different types of nuts such as pecans
- You can use a different brand of chocolate bar if you prefer such as Kit Kat for the chocolate bits
Best Way to Store Leftovers
Cover and store any leftovers in the fridge for up to 1 week.
Can I freeze?
You can freeze these bars for up to 3 months. Wrap each bar individually and allow it to thaw at room temperature when you are ready to eat them.
More Dessert Bar Recipes
- French Vanilla Cream Bars
- Butterscotch Cheesecake Bars
- Maple Pecan Squares
- Butterscotch Bars
- Mud Hen Bars
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- ½ cup salted butter, melted
- 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs
- 1 (14oz/300 ml) can sweetened condensed milk
- 1 cup butterscotch chips
- 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup Skor toffee bits
- 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
- ½ cup almonds, chopped
- ½ cup walnuts, chopped
- Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 13×9 inch pan. Add parchment paper to pan leaving some excess to hang over sides. Lightly grease the parchment paper.
- Add butter and graham cracker crumbs to a small bowl and stir to combine. Press graham cracker mixture to the bottom of the pan.
- Pour on sweetened condensed milk over top.
- Top with butterscotch chips, chocolate chips, toffee bits, coconut flakes and nuts.
- Bake for 25 minutes. Let cool in pan before removing to cut into squares.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 271Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 129mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 2gSugar: 25gProtein: 3g