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Aloha Paradise Bars

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Aloha Paradise Bars
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 36

Prize-Winning Recipe 2006! Layer tropical pineapple, coconut and macadamia nuts to create a delightfully easy bar.

Updated December 21, 2015
Betty Crocker Cookie Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cookie Mix


  • 1
    pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2
    cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1
  • 2
    cups white vanilla baking chips
  • 1
    cup coarsely chopped dried pineapple
  • 1
    cup flaked coconut
  • 1
    cup Betty Crocker™ macadamia nuts, chopped
  • 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.

  • This recipe was one of fifteen winners in the 2006 Mix It Up with Betty! Cookie Mix Recipe Contest. More than $10,000 was awarded!
  • Skip the cooking spray, and instead line the pan with quick-release foil for quick cleanup and easy removal of bars.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
Trans Fat
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
Carbohydrate Choice
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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