Nanaimo Bars

READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
Recipe by Lois4533

I found this yummy looking recipe in a Jello cookbook, but I haven't had time to try it yet. I'll post it here so I'll be sure not to lose it before I get to make it.

Top Review by KLV2993

These are good but not the real Nanaimo bar recipe! (you need to have the custard layer - much better than the pudding layer)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make the crust, in a microwave safe mixing bowl, melt together 1 stick of butter and the unsweetened chocolate in the microwave oven 30 seconds at a time, stirring every 30 seconds till melted.
  2. Then add the graham cracker crumbs and nuts and/or coconut and stir until blended.
  3. Press into a 9 inch square pan and chill until firm.
  4. Then make the filling by combining the pudding powder, 1/3 cup butter, boiling water, and powdered sugar using a mixer or food processor.
  5. Spread this over the chilled crust and refrigerate for an hour while making the top layer.
  6. Melting together the semi sweet chocolate and cream in a microwave safe bowl, 30 seconds at a time, stirring in between until melted and mixed well.
  7. Spread evenly over the chilled bars and refrigerate until firm then cut into bars.
  8. Cover and store refrigerated.

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