Hello Dolly Bars

Hello Dolly BarsRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell
The classic Hello Dolly recipe gets a slight, chocolate-induced makeover in this delicious bar cookie recipe. The salty and sweet ingredients in the recipe make this treat a guaranteed hit at potlucks or neighborhood parties.


Makes 3 dozen
Total time: 1 Hour, 43 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-On: 15 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 43 Minutes


2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/3 cup melted butter
3 tablespoons sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
2/3 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl. Press mixture onto bottom of a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch pan. Bake 8 minutes. Sprinkle pecans, chocolate morsels, and coconut over hot crust. Pour condensed milk over top. (Do not stir.)

2. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned and edges are bubbly. Let cool 1 hour on a wire rack. Cut into bars.