German Chocolate Coconut Bars

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 32 mins

From Nestle's "Very Best Baking" Holiday 2005 issue.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Place cake mix in a large bowl; cut in butter and lightly beaten egg until mixture is crumbly.
  3. Press onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  4. Combine sweetened condensed milk, egg and vanilla extract in medium bowl; beat until well combined.
  5. Stir in 1 cup coconut, nuts and 1/2 cup morsels.
  6. Spread mixture evenly over base; sprinkle with remaining coconut and morsels. Lightly press down.
  7. Bake for 30 to 32 minutes or until center is almost set. (Center will firm up when cool.)
  8. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.
Most Helpful

SOOOO good!! I didn't have german chocolate cake mix so I used red velvet. It was amazing!! Thanks!

TUMaggieMay September 04, 2010

These are absolutely delicious. Brought them to work and they were gone within minutes.

kjreinko October 09, 2008

These were delish! And so easy! I used dark chocolate fudge cake mix instead of german chocolate just because I like it better. I bet the coconut/sweetened condensed milk/nut/chocolate chip topping would be great on brownies! Thanks for the recipe. I am sure I will make this again.

Lucky Clover May 28, 2007