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Nanaimo Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jo-Anne Cooper
Added: Tuesday, April 4, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
First Layer:
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup brown sugar
3 Tbsp. cocoa powder
1 egg, beaten
2 cups graham wafer crumbs
1 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Second layer:
2 cups icing sugar (confectioner's sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup cream or milk
2 Tbsp. custard powder

Third Layer:
3 - 1 oz. (3-30 g) chocolate squares
(sweet or semisweet)
1/4 cup butter

Directions:
Directions:
To make first layer: Combine ingredients and pat into a 9" square ungreased pan. Chill for 1/2 hour. To make second layer: Beat all ingredients until smooth and fluffy. Spread carefully on top of first layer. To make third layer: Melt chocolate and butter together. Spread over second layer and chill. Cut into small bars.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
A few Cooper women.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great for bribery.

 

 

 

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