Making a 7-Layer BarDirections

  • Crush the cookies in a food processor or by hand with a meat tenderizer.
  • Add the melted butter and stir.
  • Pat down in a 9 x 13 glass or metal pan and cook for 7 minutes in a 350-degree oven.
  • Once finished, add the sweetened condensed milk and smooth it out evenly over the cookie crust with a spoon.
  • Top with the chocolate chips, coconut flakes (optional) and pumpkin seeds.
  • Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with sea salt and cool before cutting.

Nut-Free 7-Layer BarGrowing up, I used to love Seven Layer Bars. The buttery cookie crust pairs so deliciously with the gooey condensed milk/chocolate filling and the salty nuts on top. Having kids with life-threatening nut allergies, I've crossed these off my list for years. But with some easy substitutes, I found a reason to bring them back. 

--Debby Beerman, SAFE + FAIR Brand Ambassador, @clean.label.mom