Recipes: Daddy’s Harlem “Hood Bars”

'Hood Bars" recipe
‘Hood Bars” recipe

When it comes to cooking, moms get all the love but Dads are throwing down in the kitchen, too. From time-to-time we encounter a single dad whose doing great things, especially in the kitchen. When we were approached to publish this recipe from a single dad we couldn’t wait to share it. Make this one, send in your photos and let us know what you think. If you want to send in recipes or comment, use the comment page!



  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour (or Gluten-Free flour if preferred)
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • One stick of melted butter or margarine
  • 1 can (14 ounce) can of Eagle Brand condensed sweetened milk
  • 2 cups of chocolate chips
  • 1 cup of chopped walnuts (Optional)




  • Combine flour and baking powder and whisk together in a large bowl
  • In a smaller bowl combine your melted butter and 14 ounces of condensed sweetened milk
  • Whisk them as well
  • Combine liquid ingredients into your dry ingredients
  • Add chocolate chips and chopped walnuts
  • Pour your mixture into a glass baking pan
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until an inserted fork comes out clean

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