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Nanaimo bars - A recipe by wefacecook.com


8 minutes

The Nanaimo bar is a dessert item of Canada origin popular across North America. It is a bar dessert which requires no baking and is named after the west coast city of Nanaimo, British Columbia.


  • bottom layer
    1/2 cup butter
    1/4 cup sugar
    5 tablespoons cocoa
    1 egg, beaten
    1 3/4 cups Graham crackers crumbs
    3/4 cup fine coconut
    1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts

    second layer
    1/2 cup butter
    3 tablespoons milk
    2 tablespoons instant vanilla custard powder
    2 cups icing sugar

    third layer
    2/3 cup semisweet chocolate
    2 tablespoons butter


  • bottom layer:
    Melt butter, sugar, and cocoa in a heavy saucepan.
    Add beaten egg and stir to cook and thicken. Remove from heat . Stir in crumbs, coconut and walnuts.
    Press firmly into ungreased 9 by 9 inch pan.
    Second layer:
    Cream butter, milk, custard powder and icing sugar together well. Beat until light. Spread over bottom layer.
    Third layer:
    Melt chips and butter over low heat. Cool. When cool but still runny, spread over second layer. Chill in refrigerator. Cut into 36 squares.
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Nanaimo bars