An Experiment: Magic Cookie Bar Cupcakes!

When  was in Marlboro, New York recently I had the awesomest Magic Cookie Bars made by Meghan Gaffney...I fell in love!

 So, I asked Meghan to send me the recipe...which she did!

 I made the bars as cupcakes...I divided the entire recipe ingredients into twelve parts and made them into cupcakes! When I took them out of the oven, it seemed as if they hadn't baked all the way through.

I was ready to throw them away, but let them sit overnight. The next morning, they had set up and had hardened over night! I was so surprised...and happy. Took them to work where they were devoured and everyone said they were the BEST!

Here's the recipe:

Melt 1 stick of butter with 1-1/4 cups of graham cracker crumbs; press mixture into cupcake tins lined with cupcake papers (sprayed with PAM) to form a crust. (Divide by weight into the 12 cupcake liners.)

Pour one ounce of condensed milk (from 12 ounce can) over crumbs in the cupcake liner.

Sprinkle 12oz bag of mini chocolates chips (1 ounce in each cupcake liner) on top of  the condensed milk.

Lastly, cover each "cupcake" with 1-1/3 cups of coconut flakes (divided by 12). 

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

Have a great week...working on Thanksgiving cupcakes next!!!



  1. These sound ridiculously delicious!! I guess you just have to be patient to wait it out overnight... :)

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  2. We've been making these since we were kids. Never thought to put them in cupcake tins...go figure. They look awesome!

  3. A family Christmas tradition for decades, but what a great idea to make the recipe into cupcakes!

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  5. I have those polka dot cupcake liners! I just haven't used them yet, but I want to!

    Have you ever made red velvet cupcakes? I found a recipe that calls for using beets, and I'm a little scared to try it. I've never done anything with beets before.

  6. Those seem so delicious! I love anything with coconut. Hopefully when I try out the recipe I can actually wait until the next day to eat them!

  7. i cant think of anything to say because im imagining im eating these cupcakes. wow.

  8. Like this cake! I want to make it self!!!:P and eat ofcourse!!


  9. This is one interesting cupcake that I need to bake and taste myself!

  10. Mmmm..look wonderful. Im a huge coconut fan

  11. The idea of made chocolate just sound so delicious, I'll try the chocolate trick next time

  12. those look awesome. I'm bookmarking these to try this weekend.