Magical Raspberry Bars ( variation on Heaven in a Bar )

Here’s an easy to prepare recipe which is an alternative to my Heaven in a Bar recipe. If you love Raspberry this one is for you. Perfect for a party crowd and you can eat what you’d like and freeze the rest. Delicious and Decadent all in one bar. Enjoy this Saturday Recipe originally posted October ’11.

Cooking with Candi

This is a slight variation on the original Heaven in a Bar Recipe. Equally easy to prepare, ingredients are available, etc. So if your idea of Heaven has raspberry in it, here you go. Enjoy!!! They are magical!!!!!!!!!!!!


2 cups Graham Cracker Crumbs

1/4 cup sugar

1 stick unsalted butter or margarine (1/2 cup)

1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk

1 – 1 1/2  jars seedless raspberry preserves , small jars they are probably 12 oz. each.  I have found, if I use too much jam it’s super gooey, and doesn’t really hold together as well

1  cup coconut flaked ,sweetened (if it looks light on coconut, you can always sprinkle a little more) 1 – 1 1/2 cups, especially if you like a lot of coconut.

1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (whichever you prefer)


Preheat oven to 325 degrees

In a small bowl combine graham cracker crumbs and sugar…

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