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"These are easy and excellent! This is a good recipe when you need to bring something to the office party the next day and it's already 9 p.m.!"

Ingredients

1/2 cup margarine or butter
1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1 package (6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1-1/2 cups flaked coconut
1 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees (325 degrees for glass dish). In 13x9-inch baking pan, melt margarine in oven. Sprinkle crumbs over margarine; pour sweetened condensed milk over crumbs. In order given, top with the chocolate chips, coconut and chopped nuts; press down. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool. Chill if desired. Cut into bars. Store loosely covered at room temperature. Makes 24 to 36 bars.

Lisa VanWatermeulen
Cambridge



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