Chippy Chewy Dessert Bars

Details

Time
2 hours 45 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
24 bars

Chippy Chewy Squares are a fun recipe for the whole family. Layers of flaky coconut, REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips and HERSHEY'S Chocolate Chips make these tasty dessert bars a hit at any party or picnic.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
12 minutes
Bake Time
24 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup

    butter or margarine (1 stick)

  • 1-1/2 cups

    graham cracker crumbs

  • 1-2/3 cups

    shortening (10 oz pkg.)

  • 1-1/2 cups

    sweetened coconut flakes

  • 1 can

    sweetened condensed milk (14 oz, not evaporated milk)

  • 1/2 cup

    HERSHEY'S Mini Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

  • 3/4 tsp

    shortening (do NOT use butter, margarine, spread or oil)

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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
oven
13x9x2-inch baking pan
13x9x2-inch baking pan
fork
fork
wire rack
wire rack
measuring cups
measuring cups
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
microwave-safe bowl
microwave-safe bowl
microwave
microwave
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Place butter in 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Heat in oven until melted; remove pan from oven. Sprinkle graham cracker crumbs evenly over butter; press down with fork.

2

Sprinkle peanut butter chips over crumbs; sprinkle coconut over chips. Drizzle sweetened condensed milk evenly over top.

3

Bake 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

4

Place chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at Medium an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Drizzle evenly over top of baked mixture. Cool completely.

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