Aloha Paradise Bars (Cookie Mix)
Source of Recipe
Prize-Winning Recipe 2006! Layer tropical pineapple, coconut and macadamia nuts to create a delightfully easy bar.
Recipe Link: http://bettycrocker.com
1 pouch Betty CrockerŽ sugar cookie mix
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups white vanilla baking chips
1 cup coarsely chopped dried pineapple
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chopped macadamia nuts
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter and egg until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of pan.
2. Bake 15 minutes. Sprinkle with baking chips, pineapple, coconut and nuts. Drizzle evenly with sweetened condensed milk.
3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes longer or until light golden brown. Cool completely. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): In step 2, bake 20 minutes.