Nanaimo Bars
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Bottom Layer
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup fine coconut
  • Middle Layer
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla custard powder
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • Topping
  • 2/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips or 4 ounces chocolate
  • 4 tablespoons butter or margarine
DIRECTIONS
  1. Bottom Layer:
  2. Melt first 3 ingredients in top of double boiler or heavy saucepan.
  3. Add egg & stir to cook & thicken.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir in remaining ingredients& press firmly into an ungreased 9 x 9-inch pan.
  6. Middle Layer:
  7. Cream all ingredients together; beat until light.
  8. Spread over bottom layer.
  9. Topping:
  10. Melt chips & butter over low heat; cool.
  11. When cooled but still runny, spread over middle layer.
  12. Chill in refrigerator.
  13. Use a very sharp knife to cut into squares.