Grandma Lily's Nanaimo Bars

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Recipe by ttreber

My Grandma-in-law brought this recipe with her when she moved from Alberta, Canada many years ago to "the States." It is a staple at Christmas, and a very rich, special dessert.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir butter, sugar, and cocoa till smooth.
  2. Add egg and vanilla.
  3. Heat in a double boiler until melted.
  4. Remove heat adn add crumbs and coconut.
  5. Mix well and spread in a 9x12 pan.
  6. Let cool- this is the crust layer.
  7. Mix the butter, powdered sugar and custard powder with a little milk until smooth.
  8. This is the icing middle layer.
  9. Melt 2 squared of baking chocolated with 1 Tablespoon of butter
  10. Pour over the top.
  11. Refrigerate till firm, cut and serve.
  12. Must be kept in the fridge.

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