Chocolate Seven Layer Bars

Details

Time
2 hours 25 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
24 bars

Who says you can't have it all? This easy seven layer bar recipe turns rich chocolate, fluffy marshmallows, flaky coconut and crunchy pretzels into a dessert worth savoring. Best of all, you can whip it up in just 15 minutes.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Bake Time
25 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Chill Time
15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups

    thin pretzels or pretzel sticks finely crushed

  • 1 cup

    butter or margarine (2 sticks), divided

  • 1 can

    sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk) (14 oz)

  • 3/4 cup
  • 2 cups

    miniature marshmallows

  • 1 cup

    sweetened coconut flakes

  • 1 cup

    pecans coarsely chopped

  • 1 Tbsp

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

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Directions

Equipment Needed 

Oven
Oven
Baking Pan
13x9x2-Inch Baking Pan
Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave
Microwave
Wire Rack
Wire Rack
Refrigerator
Refrigerator
1

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.

2

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.

3

Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned; cool completely in pan on wire rack.

4

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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