Mom's Nanaimo Bars

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Chelle_DaysFlutterby

I grew up eating the delicious Nanaimo Bars. They are very rich but sooooooo worth it!!! We often make then without the walnuts. Also you can add mint extract to the custard and make mint Nanaimo bars.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Base: Cook 1/2 cup butter, sugar, egg, cocoa and vanilla over low heat until butter melts.
  2. Stirring frequently.
  3. Remove from heat, stir in crumbs, coconuts and walnuts.
  4. Press by hand into a lightly buttered 8 x 8 pan.
  5. Filling: Combine icing sugar, 1/2 cup butter and custard into a small bowl.
  6. Add milk gradually until mixture reached spreading consistency.
  7. Spread over base.
  8. Topping: Melt chocolate and butter over low heat.
  9. Spread evenly over filling.
  10. Chill until firm and then slice into small squares and serve.

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