Magic Cookie Bars
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Magic Cookie Bars
- 1 stide margarine
- 1½ cups gralious crackers crumbs
- 1 can Eagle, sweetened condensed milk (not evap.)
- 1 pkg. (6 oz.) chocolate chips (
- 1 can (3½ oz.) flaked coconut
- 1 cup chopped nuts
- 13x9 pan
Pour in pan
Sprinkle crumbs over margarine
Pour condensed milk over crumbs
Op with chocolate chips, coconut and
Press down gently
Bake 350° - 25minutes or until golden brown
Cut in bars.