Saturday, January 26, 2013

Sweetheart Cookie Bars


1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)

3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa

2 cups Coconut Flakes, tinted pink...see sidebar... 

1-1/2 cups finely crushed unsalted thin pretzels or pretzel sticks

1 cup HERSHEY'S Mini Kisses or Regular Kisses

1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, divided


Heat oven to 350°F.

Put 3/4 cup butter in 13x9x2-inch baking pan; place in oven just until butter melts.

Remove from oven. Stir in crushed pretzels; press evenly into bottom of pan.
Sprinkle chocolates over pretzel layer.
Place sweetened condensed milk, cocoa and remaining 1/4 cup butter in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until mixture is melted and smooth when stirred; carefully pour over chocolate layer in pan.
Top with PINK coconut; press firmly down onto chocolate layer.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
Cut into heart-shaped pieces with cookie cutters or cut into bars.
You  can find the original recipe here…


  1. Oh gosh! Totally making this ASAP!

  2. Hi Jesi, so excited to have a new follower! Let me know how they turn out! Send me a picture and I will post it. Have a great weekend.