Thursday, December 18, 2014

Raspberry Coconut Magic Bars

This recipe I luckily found on the interwebs (specifically at Mom on Timeout) after enjoying some of these delights made by a friend’s mom at a baptism party about 3.5 years ago. These are magical, have no doubt!

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Raspberry Coconut Magic Bars

Ingredients
  • 3 1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 4 Tbls sugar
  • 6 cups sweetened, flaked, coconut
  • 2 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cup seedless raspberry preserves {or the flavor of your choice}
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup white baking chips
  • 2 tsp shortening
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Combine the graham cracker crumbs, butter, and sugar in a small bowl.

3. Press into a lightly greased 9x13 baking dish.

4. Sprinkle the coconut over the crust and drizzle the sweetened condensed milk over the top.

5. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until coconut is lightly browned.

6. Let cool completely.

7. Spread the preserves over the cooled coconut crust and sprinkle with pecans.

8. Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave and stir until nice and smooth. Drizzle over pecans.

9. Melt the white chips in the microwave and add shortening. Stir until nice and smooth. Drizzle over the top.

10. Let chocolate firm up in the fridge or on the counter and cut into bars.

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