Liz Maddux

Million Dollar Bars


Good morning!

One of the reasons I am not a big baker is because of how precise and tedious it is. When I cook I like to ballpark measurements, throw random ingredients in, etc. With baking, you can’t really do that and it makes me turn away. BUT, these bars allow for that versatility and are SO EASY to make. Which is why I love them. If you don’t like coconut, you can leave it out. My mom loves butterscotch and I love white chocolate so we split the amount of chocolate it calls for in thirds and did 1/3 white, 1/3 milk, and 1/3 butterscotch. Basically, you have the freedom to do a lot with these bars, which is why I wanted to post about them today!

Happy Monday!

Million Dollar Bars


1 stick melted butter
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 cup shaved coconut
1 1/2 cups dark chocolate chips (or semi-sweet)
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 can sweetened condensed milk (just enough to glue the layers together)


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. Line your 8×8 pan with tin foil and spray with cooking spray
3. In a small bowl, mix together the graham cracker crumbs and melted butter
4. Press your graham cracker crust mixture onto the tin foil as your first layer
5. Add your chocolate chip layer on top of the graham cracker crust
6. Add your coconut on top of your chocolate chip layer
7. Add your chopped walnuts on top of your coconut layer
8. Garnish the top with some extra coconut and chocolate chips
9. Pour your sweetened condensed milk over the top (just enough to glue the layers together)
10. Bake in oven for approximately 25 minutes or until coconut on top is barely turning brown


recipe adapted from This Grandma is Fun

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