Dad’s favorite, bar none!

Every cookie bar needs a solid base to carry all the sweet, fun toppings! These Magic Shortbread Bars have the perfect buttery shortbread cookie base that's loaded with chocolate chips, butterscotch, toasted coconut, and pecans.


Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 25-30 minutes
Servings: 24 slices


2 packages Krusteaz Shortbread Cookie Mix

3 sticks unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup bittersweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup butterscotch chips
1/2 cup toasted coconut flakes
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 (14oz) can condensed milk


Preheat oven to 350°F. 

Lightly grease 13x9-inch baking pan with cooking spray.

Stir together butter and cookie mix until dough forms, hand kneading if necessary. Transfer cookie dough to prepared baking pan and press mixture firmly into bottom of pan.

Sprinkle the chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, toasted coconut flakes, and chopped pecans over the shortbread cookie crust.

Pour condensed milk over the top of the toppings. Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool and cut into bars.