Magic Cookie Bars - Cake Mix Version

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by AZ to AK

My mom got this recipe off a cake mix box and we have been making it for years. It is very adaptable, incredibly easy, and very rich.

Top Review by grfox33

Great! Used a white cake mix. 10 year old grand daughter made them and had a wonderful time. I'm not in a baking mood this year and this certainly fit the bill. Thanks for sharing a very good recipe. I like the cake mix for the crust much better than just flour recipe version. Gives it a little more cookie so you can actually pick up the cookie to eat it. Thanks a lot for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Place cake mix in a medium bowl, cut in the cold butter using a pastry blender. The mixture will remain crumbly.
  3. Press mixture into an ungreased 10 X 15 pan.
  4. Sprinkle chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, nuts, and coconut over the base.
  5. Drizzle sweetened condensed milk over the whole pan.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  7. Cool completely and cut into bars. (I like to cut them into large triangles).
  8. Note: I have used other cake mix flavors for the base, such as yellow and butter, and they turned out well.

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