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Old Fashioned Five Star Bar Recipe

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An old-Fashioned Five-Star Bar Recipe make one sweet reward!

Whether you want to indulge in sweet cookies with your tea or you want the perfect cookie for the holidays, try this delightful Old-Fashioned Five-Star Bar Recipe.

They are so simple to make which means they’re one of my go to Christmas cookie bar recipes.

Old Fashioned Five Star Bars


Five Star Bar Ingredients

You mix graham crackers, coconut, condensed milk, butter, and vanilla in one bowl.

Could it be any easier? I love how simple this homemade recipe is to make from scratch!

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How to Make Five Star Bars

Then press the mixture into an 8X8 pan and bake it for 15 minutes at 375 degrees.

Right before that is finished baking, melt the chocolate bars and oil in the microwave and stir until it’s smooth.

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Pour the melted chocolate over the graham cracker layer.

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Restrain yourself and let it cool completely before you begin cutting slices.

Five Star Bars

Enjoy this amazing five star bar recipe soon!

Five Star Bar Recipe

Five Star Bar Recipe

This easy, homemade recipe is so simple to make and offers such delicious flavors!
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 108kcal


  • 2 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 milk chocolate bars approximately 42g each
  • ¼ cup oil


  • In a large bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, coconut, sweetened condensed milk, butter, and vanilla. Mix until it comes together in a ball.
  • Press mix into an 8×8 pan lined with parchment paper or foil.
  • Bake at 375 for 15 minutes; remove from oven.
  • In a small bowl, melt chocolate bars and oil.
  • Pour the chocolate over the top of the graham cracker layer; let cool completely.


NOTE: Make sure the chocolate layer has hardened before slicing.


Calories: 108kcal
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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.

    1 Comment

    1. Hannah Griffin

      June 18, 2018 at 1:05 pm

      SO GOOD! Will make these again!

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