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Christmas 7 Layer Magic Cookie Bars

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Cool Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings: 15 squares
Calories: 422kcal
Cookies bars are a classic sweet treat that is perfect for sharing during the holidays. These Christmas 7 layer magic cookie bars are a festive addition to any holiday event.
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Ingredients

  • 3 ½ cups snickerdoodle cookie crumbs
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk 1 standard can
  • ½ cup M&M’s holiday colors
  • cup white chocolate chopped
  • Red sanding sugar optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Prepare a 9x13-inch pan for baking - spray it with nonstick spray or line it with foil or parchment paper, leaving enough overhang to easily remove the bars from the pan. Set aside.
    ingredients for christmas 7 layer magic cookie bars
  • Place the snickerdoodle cookies in a food processor. Process the cookies into crumbs, reaching 3.5 cups of cookie crumbs.
    3 ½ cups snickerdoodle cookie crumbs
  • In a medium bowl, combine the cookie crumbs with melted butter. Mix well.
    8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Press the crumb mixture into the base of the prepared pan.
    snickerdoodle cookie crust for christmas 7 layer magic cookie bars in a baking pan
  • On top of the crust, layer the chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, coconut, sweetened condensed milk, and M&Ms (in this order).
    1 cup milk chocolate chips, 1 cup butterscotch chips, 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut, 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk, ½ cup M&M’s
    christmas 7 layer magic cookie bars before baking
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the bars are slightly golden brown.
  • Place the chopped white chocolate in a microwave safe bowl. Melt the chocolate and drizzle it over the warm cookie bars.
    ⅓ cup white chocolate
    drizzling white chocolate onto magic cookie bars in a baking pan
  • Top with red sanding sugar.
    Red sanding sugar
  • Allow bars to cool completely prior to slicing and serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 227mg | Potassium: 152mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 1mg