"Easy bar cookie - sweet and delicious!" — Mary Beth Guba
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graham cracker crumbs
semisweet chocolate chips
1 (14 ounce) can
sweetened condensed milk
I love these! My mom has been making these at Christmas time all my life! My fave! However, we mix the grahm crackers with the butter and then press them into a 9x13 pan. Then layer the ingredients instead of mixing them all. First the Choco chips, nuts, coconut, and then drizzle the condensed milk.
They tasted good but didn't hold together at all. Most Hello Dolly cookie recipes add the butter to the graham cracker crumbs only and then sprinkle the other ingredients on top. I've never had this problem with those cookies falling apart. We had to eat all the crumbs with a spoon.
These cookies are wonderful. You can make some variations. Use a different kind of nut(Walnut ,pecan, almond ,peanut) and the different kinds of chips(chocolate ,peanut butter, cinnamon, butterscotch ,white chocolate) and the many variations for the crust
( chocolate graham crackers, chocolate chip cookies, shortbread cookies, etc.)
I would definitely recommend, as others have, making the graham cracker crust and pressing it into the bottom first. Otherwise, easy, gooey, sweet, and yummy!!
Good, but definitely holds together better if you mix butter and graham cracker crumbs together and press in dish first, then top with other ingredients.
I use a slight bit more graham crumbs and coconut to cut the richness, and sometimes I mix 1/2 c. milk chocolate chips and 1/2 c. semisweet chips.
Do not skimp on the evaporated milk - the generic brands don't do these bars justice.
Sooo rich and good. Used an 8 x 8 pan, and fat free sweetened condensed milk--turned out very well!
So easy and everyone loves them.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Hello Dolly Cookies
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 177
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