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Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell Photo by: Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell

Hello Dolly Bars

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.

Southern Living APRIL 2011

  • Yield: Makes 3 dozen
  • 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.


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