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Original Nanaimo Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sue Blankenship
Added: Monday, November 7, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup plus 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup unseetened cocoa powder
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
3 Tbsp. milk
2 Tbsp. egg custard mix powder- Bird's
2 cups sifted powdered sugar
4 (1-ounce) squares semisweet chocolate
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Mix 1/2 cup butter, granulated sugar, egg, vanilla
and cocoa. Place in top of double boiler over boiling wated and cook and stir until mixture resembles custard.
Combine crumbs, coconut and nuts.
Add the cocoa mixture to the crumb mixture and mix well. Spread and press tightly into 9-inch square pan.
Cream 1/4 cup butter, milk, custard powder and powdered sugar. Spread over mixture in pan.
Melt chocolate in double boiler over hot water. Add remaining 1 tablespoon butter and blend well. Spread over custard layer. Let set. Refrigerate.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 3 dozen bars.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Every bakery on Vancover Island carries these yummy bars. Nanaimo is the name of a small town on the island.

 

 

 

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