Seven Layer Magic Bars (With a Sturdy Crust)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

Adding the extra crumbs and mixing the crumbs separately give these bars a base that is sturdy enough to eat without crumbling.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (325°F for glass baking pan).
  2. In small bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and butter; mix well.
  3. Press crumb mixture firmly on bottom of 13x9-inch baking pan.
  4. Layer evenly with remaining ingredients;press down firmly with fork.
  5. Pour condensed milk evenly over bars.
  6. Bake 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
  7. Cool.
  8. Chilling whole pan in fridge makes cutting a breeze.
  9. Cut into bars or diamonds.
  10. Store leftovers covered at room temperature or freeze.


Most Helpful

This is a great recipe! I always bring these when I visit someone - a perfect houseguest gift. I often end up using more butterscotch and chocolate chips.

Lauren H January 17, 2010

These classic cookies taste wonderful and a sturdier crust really puts them over the edge! Made two batches and there still weren't enough to go around!

Christmas Carol January 01, 2010

These were great! I used a cup of chocolate and a cup of butterscotch chips. Just like what Mom used to make!

itsnevrenough December 17, 2009

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