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five layer bars

a recipe by
Barbara Scott
Winchester, VA

I make these for Christmas each year. Beware, they are decadent and habit forming!

serves 12-14
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For five layer bars

  • 1-1/2
    cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2
    cup melted butter
  • 1-1/2
    cups ghiradelli milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2
    cup butterscotch morsels
  • 1
    cup shredded coconut**
  • 1/2
    cup chopped pecans
  • 1
    14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk

How To Make five layer bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease bottom of a 13x9 pan.
  • 2
    Mix graham cracker crumbs with melted butter and pat into the bottom of the baking pan.
  • 3
    Layer chocolate chips over crust, then the butterscotch morsels, then the coconut, and then the pecans. Pour condensed milk over all the layers and bake for 20 minutes. Cool and cut into squares. **I grind my coconut up a bit in a mini food processor.