Quick and Chewy Crescent Bars

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READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by Southern Lady

This recipe was one of the two $25,000 grand prize winners in the 1972 Pillsbury Bake-Off contest. Winner: Isabelle Collins of Ramona, CA. I didn't see another recipe on Zaar.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
  3. In medium bowl, combine flour, coconut, brown sugar and pecans.
  4. With pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.
  5. Unroll dough into 2 long rectangles. Place in ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan; gently press dough to cover bottom of pan. Firmly press perforations to seal.
  6. Pour condensed milk evenly over dough to within 1/2 inch of edges.
  7. Sprinkle coconut mixture over condensed milk; press in lightly.
  8. Bake at 400°F for 12 to 15 minutes or until deep golden brown.
  9. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  10. Cut into bars.

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