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Easter Egg Magic Gooey Bars

Here is an easy Easter dessert idea that will have all your guests begging for more! Easter Egg Magic Gooey Bars are a winning combination of magic cookie bars and gooey butter cake all in one – oh my!

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 Easter Egg Magic Gooey Bars are going to be your new favorite Easter dessert tradition. Besides being festive, with the Reese’s Pieces Eggs and the coconut, they are unbelievably delicious!

They are the perfect combination of a magic cookie bar and gooey butter cake – no cake mix required!

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I started these of with a a fudgy chocolate cookie dough. Bake that about halfway through before piling on the rest of the goodies. It doesn’t have a cookie texture in the end. No. The finished product tasted more like…magic! :)

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Anyway, when you pull the partially baked dough from the oven you’re going to add some of these:

Reeses Pieces Easter Eggs and Coconut

Mmmm. Add in coconut, chocolate chips, and pour on a can of sweetened condensed milk.  Bake another 15 minutes or so and you will have Easter Egg Magic Gooey Bars that you will never forget! I have a feeling variations will be made for every holiday :)  Happy baking!

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Easter Egg Magic Gooey Bars

Serves 36
Prep time 20 minutes
Cook time 35 minutes
Total time 55 minutes
These festive bars are a mix between magic cookie bars and gooey butter cake - no cake mix required! The Reese's eggs and coconut add amazing flavor and a nice holiday touch!

Ingredients

Cookie Crust

  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cups cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/4 cups flour

Topping

  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 bag Reese's Pieces Eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk (14 oz)

Directions

Cookie Crust
Step 1
Preheat oven to 350.
In a large bowl cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add cocoa, salt, and vanilla and mix again until well blended. Beat in eggs one at a time. Gradually mix in flour and baking soda on low speed untl well blended. Spread into a greased 9x13" pan and bake for 15 minutes.
Step 2
When cookie crust is done baking remove from oven and evenly sprinkle with chocolate chips, coconut, and Reese's eggs. Pour condensed milk over the top and bake for 15 - 20 minutes or until it starts to brown slightly around the edges. It will be gooey - you want it that way!
Cool completely before cutting. Store in a covered container at room temperature.

 

 

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22 Responses to “Easter Egg Magic Gooey Bars”

  1. Holy cow Stephanie! You amaze me woman! These are awesome!
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  2. Kathy says:

    These look amazing! I had no idea that Reese’s Piece’s came in an egg shape. How fun!
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  3. Steph, these are absolutely incredible! You know how I have a special place in my heart for anything that starts and/or ends with “magic bar.” And the coconut! And the Reese’s eggs! Is it just me, or do Reese’s instantly become more irresistible once they’re dyed in pastel colors? Haha.
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  4. the crust alone sounds to die for Stephanie! I love reese’s eggs so much! And coconut, of course. I love magic bars of any kind!
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  5. Christi says:

    Oh yum, I am definitely drooling!! Thanks for sharing!
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  6. Michelle says:

    I think I just gained 10 pounds, but my son says, “Oooooo!”
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  7. Jen Nikolaus says:

    Wow. These look AMAZING!!! I love every layer of them and NEED to make them soon! Thanks for sharing…pinning now to make for my boys this Easter!!

    ~Jen @ yummy. Healthy. Easy.

  8. angie says:

    these sound so yummy and I am sure the young ones would love them as much as us older ones at the dinner thanks for sharing
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  9. OH my gosh…these look sinful. I am stopping by from six sister and would love it if you would share these with my readers. I am hosting the Saturday Dishes – Spring Desserts link up and this would make a great addition.

  10. These look unbelievable! Love ‘em! Thanks for sharing these at Two Cup Tuesday at Pint Sized Baker.
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  11. You are featured this week on Busy Monday at A Pinch of Joy! I hope you will stop by this evening and grab a Featured Button from the Button Box on the sidebar. Pinned. Can’t wait to see what else you’ve been working on!
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  12. Ahh, these look absolutely amazing! It doesn’t take much more than chocolate and peanut butter to sell me..add coconut and gooeyness, well, now I’m drooling!
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  13. I pinned this :)
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  14. I love how you used a cookie as a base for these! Very cute :)

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