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Nanaimo Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Nanaimo Bars, by , is from The Wenstad/Satrang Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Reg Wiebe
Added: Tuesday, September 4, 2007


1/2 cup butter
1 cup coconut
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
5 tbsp. cocoa
5 tbsp. fine granulatede sugar
2 cups graham wafer crumbs (26 wafer)
1 egg
1/2 tsp. vanilla (directions below)
2 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp. vanilla custard pudding powder
2 squares melted semi-sweet chocolate
2 tbsp. milk
2 cups icing sugar
1 tbsp butter (directions below)

Place softened butter, sugar, vanilla and eggs in a bowl.
Set bowl in a pan of boiling water
Stir mixture until butter has melted and is the consistancey of custard
Mix wafer crumbs, coconut and nuts together
Add the cocoa mixture
Pack into an ungreased 9 inch square pan and spread with the followoing icing. (above)
Cream 4 tbsp. butter.
Combine milk with custard pudding powder and add butter.
Mix in sifted icing sugar.
Spread over the chocolate base and allow to harden.
Mix melted chocolate squares with 1 tbsp. butter and spread evenly. Refidgerate if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Pending on how small you wnat to cut the squares
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is in two parts but it is very easy to make and freezes well for the special guest that pop by!




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