Cranberry White Chocolate Magic Bars
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Serves: 24-32
  • 2½ cups all purpose flour
  • ⅔ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 can (approx 300 mL) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 pkg (200 grams) shredded coconut
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips or semi-sweet chocolate chips, or a combination of the two
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch pan or line with parchment paper.
  2. Stir together flour and sugar. Cut butter into small cubes, then cut into flour mixture until evenly dispersed and mixture resembles coarse crumbs. (You can do this with a pastry blender or your hands.) Press firmly in to prepared pan and bake for 12 minutes (it will not get very brown).
  3. While it bakes, whisk together egg and sweetened condensed milk. Stir in cranberries and coconut.
  4. Pour mixture evenly over crust, then sprinkle with chocolate chips and press down lightly, being careful not to touch the hot pan edges (been there, done that!). Bake another 18-22 minutes, until edges are golden and centre is set. Let cool completely before cutting into bars.
  5. Store at room temperature or in the fridge for up to a week, or freeze in an airtight container for longer storage.
Recipe by Hidden Ponies at