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Cranberry Hello Dolly Bars

These are a classic gooey bar that gets a lift from tart dried cranberries that make them look festive and even more delicious.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, bars, holiday, chocolate, coconut

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded coconut
  • 1 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a 9x13-inch baking dish with parchment paper leaving a 1 inch edge hanging over the side.
  • Mix graham cracker crumbs and melted butter together in a bowl until evenly moistened; press into the bottom of the baking dish making sure you fill the corners.
  • Drizzle 1/4 of the can of sweetened over the graham cracker crust. Sprinkle pecans, then chocolate chips, dried cranberries and coconut. Pour the rest of the condensed milk over top.
  • Bake until coconut is golden, 25 to 30 minutes. Cool completely before lifting parchment from baking dish and cutting into bars.