2015 Recipe Contest Submissions

Christmas Coconut Bars


1/2 cup butter melted
1/2 cup white sugar
I individually wrapped package graham crackers rolled fine
1-14oz can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk
1 and 1/2 cups sweetened coconut
1-6oz package of semi sweet chocolate chips
2 regular Hershey bars


Combine 1/2 cup melted butter,12 cup sugar and crushed graham crackers. Pat into a 9×13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 9 minutes. Mix eagle brand milk and coconut, spread on crust and bake 10 minutes. Cool. Melt chocolate chips and Hershey bars on low heat. Drizzle or spread on top of coconut. Cool, refrigerant, then cut into bars.

Kim Hallbeck

My mother made these for years, and passed the recipe to me. I make them every Christmas. The bars go fast so I make many batches! When I eat them it reminds me of Christmas as a kid. Friends of mine who don’t like coconut love them!