Key Lime Pie Magic Cookie Bars {New Spin on the Magic Cookie Bars}

Key Lime Pie Magic Cookie Bars, super soft, gooey, decadent and have amazing flavors of Key Lime Pie.  


Easter is just around the corner, and I had had this recipe for Key Lime Pie Magic Cookie Bars well before Christmas and never got to make them.

If you are familiar with the Magic Cookie Bars, then you will recognize that this is just a new spin on them.  For the folks out there who are allergic to chocolate or not a fan {yikes} of chocolate then you are going to love these.


This recipe is very similar to the Magic Cookie Bars in that you assemble the layers with the ingredients, but with this one; you use white chocolate instead of semi-sweet and key lime juice added to the condensed milk to give it that wonderful tart flavor.

Key Lime Pie Magic Cookie Bars
slightly adapted from Modern Comfort Food
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
  • 1 1/2 cups plain graham cracker crumbs (8 graham crackers, finely crushed)
  • 1 1/4-1 1/2 cup sweetened, flaked coconut
  • 12 oz. pkg white chocolate morsels
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 14-ounce can of sweetened condensed (not evaporated) milk
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup fresh or bottled key lime juice
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F or 325 degrees F if you’re using a glass baking dish.
Melt butter in a small bowl in the microwave on high for 30 seconds. Combine graham cracker crumbs with the melted butter and place the mixture into a 9″ x 12″ baking dish, patting the crumb mixture down evenly with your hands.

Layer the white chocolate chips, coconut, and nuts on top of the graham cracker mix.
In a small bowl mix the condensed milk, lime juice and water and immediately pour the mixture evenly over the other goodies in your baking dish.

Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the top is light brown. Let cool completely before cutting into bars.


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15 comments :

  1. I cannot wait to make these, my favorite flavors: white chocolate, lime and almonds. Yum!

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  2. Yum! Sounds like a wonderful Easter dish - my daughter is wild about lime, and she would love this too. Thanks for sharing -

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  3. I love how you put a new twist in these :) We love the regular magic bars here so I can only imagine how much we would love these as well ;)

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  4. These sound so good! I'm a fan of lime, coconut and almonds. I look forward to trying them!

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  5. Sharing this great recipe on my Wednesday and wandering list, thanks so much.

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  6. I had never heard of Magic Cookie Bars before. They sound delicious! I'll certainly give these a try.

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  7. I was just in Florida for work and had Key Lime Pie for the first time! I don't think I have ever had it because I normally go for the chocolate when it comes to desserts! I am so going to have to try these bars! Thanks for linking up to 2 Maids a Baking!!

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  8. I'm a big fan of key lime desserts. I have a couple on my blog, too. But, these look really delicious and I have some key lime juice in my fridge! Might give them a try soon. Thanks for linking up to A Well-Seasoned Life's Sweet Indulgences Sunday!

    Kim

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  9. I haven't heard of Magic Cookie Bars before, but I'm a big fan of key lime desserts. This looks like it'll be a new favourite to add to my repertoire. Thanks for linking to Sweet as Sugar Cookies!

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  10. These look so yummy! Love all things lime! Definitely going to try these out one of these days!!

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  11. Oh my goodness! I am so excited for this recipe - thank you for sharing!
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    Concetta

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  12. I love your twist on this. I think they sound so much better than the regular magic bars. Thanks for linking it up to Sweets for a Saturday.

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  13. Hi! Just stopping by to let you know that your recipe made the top three on Sweet Indulgences Sunday. Hope you'll stop by this week and share another recipe.

    http://www.wellseasonedlife.com/2011/08/sweet-indulgences-sunday-17.html

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  14. These sound fabulous, such great flavors! Thanks for sharing at Mrs Foxs Sweet Party! Have a sweet week! :)

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  15. I love key lime and these look great! Thanks for sharing your recipe with the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop!

    Shellie
    www.thefabjourney.com

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