Tried & True: Hello Dolly Bars!

I love holiday baking (almost as much as I love holiday shopping)! These bars (aka Seven Layer Bars) are one of my favorite treats to make around the holidays and are so easy to prepare without skimping on decadence. C needed something to bring to a holiday potluck for work and so here we are!

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To learn how to make my fave Hello Dolly bars, keep reading!


  • 1  1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup shredded coconut (unsweetened)
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts OR pecans
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1/2 cup Skor bits (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 325*F
  2. In a small bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs with melted butter until evenly mixed/moistened. Press mixture into the bottom of baking dish. (Recommend 9 x 13 dish.)4df61c416c4138667d9f7dc5be690289
  3. Pour 1/2 the can of condensed milk.e0d926a8a3ae17cbf408e999bdf3a4b0
  4. Add semi-sweet chocolate chips.abb6fe87b5f013bf503520cc6b93d64d
  5. Add walnuts (or pecans).a27f191eff65c19ace699dee91c96afb
  6. Add Skor bits and shredded coconut.
  7. Add white chocolate chips and pour remaining condensed milk evenly on top.f8ce46b3166efd2bd2d5e87c0b1b24b7
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes until condensed milk/coconut is golden. It’s normal for the condensed milk to bubble, but make sure it doesn’t burn! Cool completely in the dish before removing and cutting into bars.
  9. Eat and be merry 🙂 photo (14)

Go ahead and make these crowd-pleasers! They keep well, are easily modifiable and will be sure to impress in festive tins. ❤ xo



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