Who says you can't have it all? Salty, sweet, crunchy, gooey — that's how we describe this incredible dessert bar that's perfection in every bite. This easy Chocolate Seven Layer Bars recipe turns rich chocolate, fluffy marshmallows, flaky coconut and crunchy pretzels into a party-worthy dessert. Best of all, you can have these decadent, rich Chocolate Seven Layer Bars whipped up in just 15 minutes. Dessert bars are great for parties because they combine flavors into shareable squares. Give these Fudgy Chocolate Chip-Toffee Bars a try next!
Heat oven to 350°F. Melt 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter. Combine melted butter and pretzels in small bowl; press evenly onto bottom of ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
Place sweetened condensed milk, cocoa and remaining 1/2 stick butter in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at mediuum (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until mixture is melted and smooth when stirred. Carefully spread over pretzel layer in pan. Top with marshmallows, coconut and pecans; press firmly down onto chocolate layer.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned; cool completely in pan on wire rack.
Melt chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl at medium (50%) 1 minute or until melted when stirred; drizzle over entire top. Refrigerate 15 minutes or until glaze is set. Cut into bars.
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