Double Delicious Cookie Bars

I think that most of us have those recipes that we rely on for those times when we need something quick and easy. For me, this is one of those recipes. I’ve made it countless times and it always gets rave reviews.

It’s almost embarassingly simple. Butter, graham cracker crumbs, condensed milk, peanut butter chips, and milk chocolate chips. Variety is good, too. Use different chips. Add nuts and/or coconut. Pretty much anything goes.

Most recently, I took these to work for a co-worker’s birthday, and there was lots of going on and on about them and asking for the recipe. I say this not to brag on my baking skills (which are most definitely a work in progress), but to prove something we probably all know. The best tasting things are not necessarily the most complex. Sometimes five little ingredients can make something that will please most everyone.

Double Delicious Cookie Bars

Yield: 24 2-inch bars

Double Delicious Cookie Bars


  • 1 & 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup peanut butter chips


Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine crumbs and butter. Press into bottom of a 9″ x 13″ pan.

Pour condensed milk over the crust. Layer chips on top of milk.

Bake for about 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cut into bars and enjoy.


Recipe adapted from Eagle Brand.

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  1. peabody August 24, 2006 Reply

    My husband would love those! They look good…mmmmm.

  2. Luisa August 24, 2006 Reply

    I’ve never actually baked with condensed milk before! Those look soo good. I could kind of use an afternoon pick-me-up right now!

  3. rachel August 24, 2006 Reply

    They look so good! I love bar cookies.

  4. Lydia August 25, 2006 Reply

    Found you through Sweetnicks — what a lovely, chocolately, calorie-laden, indulgent, rich, extravagant blog!

  5. Nicole August 25, 2006 Reply

    Yummy! Nice photo!

  6. Ellie August 25, 2006 Reply

    They look sensational! I love the idea of using crushed cookies to make a cookie-bar type dish! :)

  7. jenjen August 26, 2006 Reply

    yummy. Dont you just love those recipes that you can rely on. This looks like a keeper.

  8. Laura May 13, 2007 Reply

    What a wonderful recipe….I’ve made them 3 times since finding them on your blog a week ago! So simple and tasty!

  9. joanh February 4, 2008 Reply

    YUM! and yes all the ingredients are easy to do… I will definitely have to bookmark this.

  10. Heath Ashli February 17, 2008 Reply

    Ah, 7 Layer Cookies a.k.a. Magic Cookie Bars, except I only use 6 ingredients, I don’t add butterscotch chips. These are by far the easiest & tastiest cookies, ever! Leave to Eagle Brand to actually complicate the recipe. There’s no need for a bowl: melt butter in the 9×13 pan in the microwave, dump the graham cracker crumbs right on top of the melted butter, etc.. just remember to press down on all the ingredients.

  11. Lauren October 1, 2008 Reply

    Maybe I messed something up, but mine didn’t sit well. But it was tasty mush!

  12. Lauren October 7, 2012 Reply

    These look great… do they require refrigeration after you bake them?

    • jennifer October 8, 2012 Reply

      Lauren, these don’t need to be refrigerated.

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