Granny’s got it going on when it comes to Grandma’s Famous Bars. Known down the street, over on the next block, and all-around town, everyone knows when she pulls up with these special squares, you’re in for a really special treat. Loaded up with melty chocolate chips, tropical coconut flakes, crunchy pecans, and a whole lot of sweetness, it’s no question why they’re so well-known county-wide. Everyone’s got their “thing” they’re known for, and for her, it’s Grandma’s Famous Bars!


  • 2 cups graham cracker, crushed into crumbs
  • 1/3 cup salted butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 2/3 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk


Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking pan.

Step 3 –In a medium bowl, add the graham cracker crumbs, the melted butter, and the granulated sugar and mix to combine.

Step 4 –Press the graham mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan and bake, about 8 minutes.

Step 5 –Sprinkle the pecans, the chocolate morsels, and the coconut over the crust.

Step 6 –Pour the condensed milk over the pecan mixture. Do not stir.

Step 7 –Bake the bars until they are lightly browned and the edges are bubbly, about 20-25 minutes.

Step 8 –Transfer the baking pan to a wire rack and let the bars cool, about 1 hour.

Step 9 –Cut the bars into squares and serve.