Magic Cookie Bars


This recipe for magic cookie bars with cake mix was one of my grandmother's favorites.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
2 dozen


  • ½ cup margarine, melted

  • 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 ⅓ cups flaked coconut

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  2. Pour melted margarine into a 9x13-inch dish. Sprinkle graham crumbs evenly over melted margarine, followed by chopped nuts, then chocolate chips. Top with coconut and pour milk over all.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until lightly browned on top. Cool for 15 minutes before cutting into finger-length bars.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

384 Calories
24g Fat
40g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 384
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 218mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 32g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 113mg 9%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 263mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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