Magic Bars - The Sweet Rebellion
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Magic Bars

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What makes a recipe “magic”? How about adding 7 ingredients to a baking tin, popping in the oven, and removing perfectly layered bars like this?*

If you’re impressed already, then just wait until you taste these Magic Bars. Oh. My. Word. I was actually quite taken aback by the deliciousness of them. Imagine a crunchy biscuit base, topped with a soft chocolate layer, chewy coconut and almonds and lastly a layer of crunchy golden granola. All these flavours and textures do a magic happy dance in your mouth, and before you know it you’re reaching for another one.  At this point I expect you’ll be quite blown away by the wizardry of these bars, but there is one last sprinkling of magic – the incredible lack of dirty dishes in your sink since you didn’t even use a mixing bowl!

*Ok I lied a little, you still have to slice them, they don’t actually come out as pre-cut bars.

Ingredients:

200g Digestive Biscuits
100g butter, melted
2 cups (175g) milk chocolate, roughly chopped
1 cup coconut flakes
1 cup flaked almonds
1 cup plain granola
385g tin condensed milk

Directions:

  • Line a 20 x 20cm baking tin with greaseproof paper. Preheat your oven to 160°C.
  • Crush the digestive biscuits into fine crumbs using a food processor or rolling pin.
  • Pour the melted butter into the prepared tin. Sprinkle over the digestive biscuit crumbs evenly.
  • Sprinkle over the chocolate chunks, coconut flakes, flaked almonds and granola in that order.
  • Lastly pour the condensed milk over evenly, then bake for 30 minutes.
  • Allow the Magic Bars to cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then remove and cool completely before slicing into squares.


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7 Comments
  • Elke Love
    Posted at 13:42h, 22 August Reply

    Sweetened condensed milk or evaporated milk? I imagine it’s the thick, sweetened one.

  • Astrid
    Posted at 09:42h, 24 August Reply

    Hi Elke! Yes its the sweetened one!

  • Margaret HURTER
    Posted at 17:12h, 09 September Reply

    Great!!

  • Margaret HURTER
    Posted at 17:17h, 09 September Reply

    Oh so easy. Enjoyed by all.

    • Astrid
      Posted at 10:51h, 10 September Reply

      Glad to hear that! Thanks for the feedback

  • Vanessa Palk
    Posted at 13:36h, 29 March Reply

    These are absolutely delicious. We thought they would be sweet based on the ingredients but they are actually very balanced in flavor. One of our new favourite sweet treat

    • Astrid
      Posted at 15:22h, 01 April Reply

      Yes, I know what you mean! So glad you like the recipe, hope you make them again and again 🙂

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