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Nanaimo Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Nanaimo Bars, by , is from At The Roylance's Table, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Patty & Pat Roylance
Added: Monday, October 29, 2007


Bottom Layer
cup butter
cup sugar
5 Tbl Cocoa
1 egg beaten
1 cups Graham crackers crumbs
cup Fine Coconut
cup finely chopped walnuts
Second Layer
cup butter
3 Tbl Milk
2 Tbl Vanilla Pudding Mix
2 cups Powder Sugar
Third Layer
2/3 Cup Chocolate chips or 4 squares semisweet chocolate
2 Tbl Butter

Bottom Layer: Melt first 3 ingredients in top of double boiler or heavy saucepan. Add beaten egg and stir to cook and thicken. Remove from heat. Stir in crumbs, coconut and nuts. Press firmly into un-greased 9 X 9 inch pan.

Second Layer: Cream butter, milk, pudding powder, and powdered sugar together will. Beat until light. Spread over bottom layer.

Third Layer: Melt chips and butter over low heat. Cool. When cool but still runny, spread over second layer. Chill in refrigerator. Use a sharp knife to cut. 36 squares.

Can be frozen.




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