Seven Layer Bars

From the Fix-It and Forget-It Diabetic Cookbook: Slow Cooker Favorites – To Include Everyone!

By Phyllis Pellman Good with American Diabetes Association. Published by Good Books. February 2005; $15.95US; 1-56148-459-8

A diet that’s healthy for persons with diabetes is healthy for all the rest of us, too! Fix-It and Forget-It Diabetic Cookbook is packed with delicious recipes for everyone — including those who have to keep track of food exchanges, carbs, sugars, calories, and fats. This cookbook makes mealtime an occasion when everyone belongs.

Each recipe comes complete with its Exchange Value and with its Per Serving. In addition, the book is full of Tips, as well as a Week of Menus.

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Seven Layer Bars

Contributed by Mary W. Stauffer, Ephrata, PA
Ideal slow cooker size: 4-5-quart
Makes: 18 Servings
Calories: 87kcal


  • 2 Tbsp. margarine, light, soft tub , melted
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup Chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp. butterscotch chips
  • 1/4 cup coconut, flaked
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk, fat-free


  • Layer ingredients in a bread or cake pan that fits in your slow cooker, in the order listed. Do not stir.
  • Cover and bake on High 2-3 hours, or until firm. Remove pan and uncover. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • Unmold carefully on plate and cool.


Exchange List Values:
Carbohydrate 0.5, Fat 1.0
Copyright - 2005 Good Books, Intercourse, PA 17534 Reprinted from Fix-It and Forget-It Diabetic Cookbook: Slow Cooker Favorites -- to include Everyone!
By Phyllis Pellman Good with American Diabetes Association (January 2005; $15.95US; 1-56148-459-8). Copyright by Good Books.
Used by permission. All rights reserved.
Phyllis Pellman Good is a New York Times bestselling author whose books have sold more than 7 million copies. Good also authored the New York Times bestselling Fix-It and Forget-It Lightly: Healthy, Low-Fat Recipes for your Slow Cooker.
She co-authored the national #1 bestselling cookbook (with Dawn J. Ranck) Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook: Feasting with your Slow Cooker, which appeared on The New York Times Best Sellers list, as well as the best seller lists of USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and Book Sense. In addition, Good authored Fix-It and Forget-It Recipes for Entertaining: Slow Cooker Favorites for All the Year Round, also in the series (with Ranck).
Good's other cookbooks include The Best of Amish Cooking, The Best of Mennonite Fellowship Meals, The Central Market Cookbook, and Favorite Recipes with Herbs. Phyllis Pellman Good is Senior Editor at Good Books. She received her B.A. and M.A. in English from New York University.
She and her husband, Merle, live in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. They are the parents of two young-adult daughters.
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading voluntary health organization supporting diabetes research, information, and advocacy. Its mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
The American Diabetes Association is the leading publisher of comprehensive diabetes information. Its huge library of practical and authoritative books for people with diabetes covers every aspect of self-care cooking and nutrition, fitness, weight control, medications, complications, emotional issues, and general self-care.


Calories: 87kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2.3g | Sodium: 37mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g
Nutrition Facts
Seven Layer Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 87 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1.4g9%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.3g
Sodium 37mg2%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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