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Macaroon Cookie Bars

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"A nice alternative to Coconut Macaroons."
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Ingredients

50 m servings 314
Original recipe yields 18 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In large bowl, mix together the cake mix, butter and 1 egg. Mixture will be crumbly. Press into the prepared pan.
  3. In another bowl, mix together the sweetened condensed milk, vanilla and 1 egg until smooth. Stir in 1 cup of the coconut and pecans. Spread the mixture evenly over the prepared crust. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup coconut over top.
  4. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack before cutting into bars.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 314 calories; 17.3 35.6 5.5 47 298 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This recipe was very easy, and came out quite well. I did add extra coconut. They freeze very well too.

Most helpful critical review

I do not like them, Sam I Am. I do not like them here or there. I do not like them anywhere!

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This recipe was very easy, and came out quite well. I did add extra coconut. They freeze very well too.

My family loved this recipe. The cake part wasn't crumbly, but spreadable. They thought it was like fudge brownie with coconut on top. I left out the nuts and just added extra coconut. I am ...

Rename this recipe. Yeah it's some kind of brownies with coconut goo on top. Very, very yummy. I left out the pecans and added 1/3 cup extra coconut to make up for it. I used a cake mix with pud...

These are great! Very easy to make - I did have to cook a little longer than called for and then slightly burned the edges. Next time I'll be more careful and take them out a bit before the ce...

I made these with a yellow cake mix instead of chocolate. The almond flavor was great!

I do not like them, Sam I Am. I do not like them here or there. I do not like them anywhere!

Great bars! Next time I will probably add mini chocolate chips to the cake mixture to add a little more to it. I also drizzled bittersweet chocolate on top, it went well with the sweetness of ...

This receipe is awesome. Simple and delicious.

Really a brownie, I must agree. My teens loved this and very easy to make they could have done it themselves.