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Magic Cookie Bars Recipe

An easy recipe for Magic Cookie Bars. Soft dough using yellow cake mix topped with cream cheese, chocolate chips and coconut flakes. 
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8 servings


  • 1 box classic yellow cake mix
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 12 oz cream cheese, room temp (1 1/2 packs)
  • 1 cup chocolate chip morsels, divided
  • 1 cup coconut flakes


  • Preheat oven to 355°F.
  • Line baking pan with parchment paper and spray with baking spray.
  • Combine cake mix with oil and egg in a bowl. Spread mixture evenly in baking pan.
  • Beat cream cheese until creamy. Add 2/3 cup chocolate chip morsels and mix with a spatula. Spread over the cake mixture. Take the remaining 1/3 cup morsels and add to the top of the cream cheese layer. Then add the coconut flakes.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until the coconut flakes become golden in color.
  • These can be enjoyed warm or cooled. Enjoy friends.