Magic Cookie Bars
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Magic Cookie Bars
Magic Cookie Bars II (VRP 400)
- 1½ cups Kellogg's Corn Flake Crumbs
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- ½ cup (1 stick) regular margarine or butter, melted
- 1 cup coarsely chopped Diamond Walnuts
- 1 cup (6-oz. pkg.) semi-sweet chocolate morsels
- 1 1/3 cups (3½-oz. can) flaked coconut
- 1 can Borden's Eagle
(Sweetened Condensed Milk must be used) evenly over coconut.
Bake in moderate oven (350°F.) about 25 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Cool. Cut into bars.
YIELD: 54 Magic Cookie Bars, 2 x 1 inches