Seven Layer Cookie Bars


These 7-layer cookies with chocolate, coconut, butterscotch chips, and chopped nuts are easy to make, easy to share, and sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!

close up view of a Seven Layer Magic Cookie Bar
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
2 dozen

These seven layer cookie bars feature (you guessed it!) seven layers of sweet, rich, and easy-to-find ingredients.

Seven Layer Cookie Bars Ingredients

These are the ingredients you'll need to make this seven layer cookie bar recipe:

· Graham cracker crumbs: A graham cracker crust is the perfect base layer for these seven layer cookie bars.
· Butter or margarine: You can use whichever you have on hand!
· Sweetened condensed milk: Because doesn't sweetened condensed milk make everything better?
· Candy morsels: Chocolate chips and butterscotch chips are sprinkled over the sweetened condensed milk layer.
· Flaked coconut: Opt for sweetened coconut flakes, if you can.
· Chopped nuts: Peanuts, pecans, and walnuts are all great options.

How to Make Seven Layer Cookie Bars

You'll find the full, step-by-step recipe below — but here's a brief overview of what you can expect when you make seven layer cookie bars at home:

1. Make the graham cracker layer and press it into a baking pan.
2. Pour the sweetened condensed milk over the crust.
3. Add the chocolate and butterscotch chips.
4. Top with flaked coconut and chopped nuts.
5. Bake until lightly browned. Cool, then cut into squares.

How to Store Seven Layer Cookie Bars

Place the seven layer cookie bars in an airtight container and store at room temperature for up to four days or in the refrigerator for up to one week.

Can You Freeze Seven Layer Cookie Bars?

Yes, you can freeze seven layer cookie bars for about three months. Flash freeze them for a few hours or up to overnight, then transfer them to a freezer-safe container. Thaw at room temperature.

Allrecipes Community Tips and Praise

"This is absolutely delicious and easy to make," raves Mary Harkleroad. "I have made this every week for the last 3 weeks. It's that good."

"These are ALWAYS a hit," according to Jan L. "My husband absolutely loves these. Lucky for him, he is very skinny. These are like a super rich cookie-candy bar. I keep the ingredients on hand constantly. You can put these together in minutes."

"It is delicious, however I like to use peanut butter chips instead of butterscotch ones," says Oaksfan. "Also, to make it come out of the pan easier, I line the pan with either foil or parchment paper."

Editorial contributions by Corey Williams


  • 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs

  • ½ cup butter or margarine, melted

  • 1 (14 ounce) can EAGLE BRAND® Sweetened Condensed Milk

  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

  • 1 cup butterscotch-flavored chips

  • 1 ⅓ cups flaked coconut

  • 1 cup chopped nuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) or 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for a glass baking pan.

  2. Mix graham cracker crumbs and butter together in a small bowl until combined. Press crumb mixture firmly on the bottom of a 13x9-inch baking pan.

  3. Pour sweetened condensed milk evenly over crumb mixture; layer evenly with chocolate chips and butterscotch chips. Top with flaked coconut and sprinkle over chopped nuts; press down firmly with a fork.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 25 minutes. Cool. Chill if desired. Cut into bars or diamonds. Store covered at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

257 Calories
15g Fat
21g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 257
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 103mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 84mg 2%

* 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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