Graham Cracker Bars

Graham Cracker Bars

49 Reviews 4 Pics
  • Prep

    5 m
  • Cook

    12 m
  • Ready In

    17 m
Recipe by  Diane

“These are a sweet graham cracker crumb bar with coconut and a milk chocolate topping. An easy, quick, yet simply delicious bar have to try it! :)”

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Original recipe yields 1 - 8x8 inch pan



  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease an 8x8 inch baking dish.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the graham cracker crumbs and coconut. Pour in the condensed milk and melted margarine, mix until well blended. Press the mixture evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove and let cool. Melt chocolate bars in a microwave or over a double boiler, stirring occasionally until smooth. Spread over the cooled bars, chill and cut into squares.

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Sixty years ago we used to make these to take with us to camp. I made it acoording to the recipe the first time except substituted one cup of chopped pecans for one cup of the cocoanut and mixed in 6 Oz of Choc Chips (no chocolate on top)since that is the way I remembered them. Cooked them for 20 minutes because one review said they were soft in the middle. Loved them but they were a bit greasy. I don't remember using margarine or butter and so the second time I omitted the margarine/butter. It was a bit dry and so I added about a Tablespoon of milk to the dough. Used moistened hands to spread the dough in the pan which also added a bit more moisture. I set the timer for 20 minutes and didn't hear it when it went off (was on the computer of course) and they cooked for 30 minutes. They were every bit as good as the first batch. I feel like a kid again. Thanks Diane!



These bars are absolutely delicious...I can't stop eating them!! I didn't have any chocolate bars on hand for the topping so I substituted half a bag of chocolate chips and melted them in the microwave with a dollop of peanut butter. This keeps the chocolate nice and soft and adds extra flavor!! Great recipe!

christina b

christina b

these are so, so easy and SO incredibly yummy! i didn't have any problems with mushiness (but then again i used up all of the graham crackers i had left, about 2 1/4 cups and baked it for almost 15 minutes)...instead of melting chocolate and spreading over the top i just poured 1/2 a bag of chocolate chips over the top when it was done and put it back in the over for a couple of minutes. hubby (the coconut king) asked for toasted coconut sprinkled over the top which was even better and added texture. will make again and again, thanks!!!!!!!

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Amount Per Serving (16 total)

  • Calories
  • 265 cal
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs
  • 33.5 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 167 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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