Perfect Hello Dolly Squares Perfect Hello Dolly Squares

Photography: Ronald Tsang | Food Styling: Claire Stubbs | Prop Styling: Geary House

  • Total time 1 hour & 30 minutes
  • Portion size 36 servings



Preheat oven to 350°F. Mist 9-inch square cake pan with cooking spray; line with parchment paper.

In large bowl, stir together graham crumbs, butter, sugar, cinnamon and salt until moistened; press into bottom of prepared pan. Bake until firm, about 10 minutes. Let cool slightly.

Sprinkle base with chocolate chips, pecans and 2½ cups of the coconut. Drizzle with condensed milk, using tip of knife to spread milk into cracks of toppings; sprinkle with remaining ½ cup coconut. Bake until coconut is golden, about 30 minutes. Let cool completely. 

Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Cut into squares.

Test Kitchen Make-Ahead: Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to seven days. Or overwrap with foil and freeze for up to one month.

Nutritional facts PER SQUARE: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 89 mg
  • Sugars 16 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 201
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Potassium 132 mg
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 20 g


  • Iron 6
  • Folate 4
  • Calcium 4
  • Vitamin A 3
  • Vitamin C 1
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