Chocolate Mint Nanaimo Bars

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by LuckyMomof3

An old favorite my mom used to make then passed the wooden spoon unto me. These are sooo tasty, just the right combination of mint and chocolate, they melt in your mouth. I have to make three batches at Christmas to cover demand! Plus they look so festive cause they're green. I usually platter them with Cherry Almond Nanaimo Bars because they're pinkish red, for Christmas Note: Time includes setting times.

Top Review by Darlene28

I love nanimo bars and this year I'm actually going to experiment with spearmint and wild cherry flavors!! Thanks for posting your recipe to share as I don't have one of my own and tend to mix recipes together.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Base:
  2. Melt mint chips and margarine over hot water.
  3. Reserve 1/4 cup for drizzle.
  4. Add icing sugar, egg, and beat well.
  5. Stir in wafer crumbs.
  6. Press into 8" square pan and chill for about an hour.
  7. Topping:
  8. Cream margarine, icing sugar and milk until smooth and fluffy. Add drops of green food color to desired color is reached.
  9. Spread over base.
  10. Drizzle reserved chocolate over top.
  11. Chill until firm.
  12. With a medium short knife cut into bars by pressing down firmly. Try not to saw or drag so as not to disturb drizzle pattern.

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