Chocolate Nanaimo Bars

Nanaimo Bars

Makes 24 bars


6 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (Bourbon or Mexican is best)
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1/2 cup chopped and toasted pecans or walnuts

1/2 cup butter
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract

2 tablespoons butter
3 squares (1 ounce) semisweet chocolate

In a large saucepan, combine first 3 ingredients. Stir over low heat until butter is melted. Remove from heat and add 1 teaspoon vanilla and egg, mix well. Stir in crumbs, coconut and nuts. Press mixture firmly into bottom of an 8 inch square baking dish.

Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Remove pan to wire rack and let cool.

Beat third set of ingredients (butter, powdered sugar, milk and vanilla) until light and fluffy. Spread over crust. Over low heat on stovetop, or in microwave, melt together the remaining 2 tablespoons butter and chocolate squares. Mix until smooth. Spread over filling. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.

B-man :smiley:

Here is one that you dont have to bake

2 squares semi sweet chocolate
1/2 cup butter
2 tablespoon sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 egg
2 cups graham wafer crumbs
1 cup flake coconut
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

2 tablespoon jello instant vanilla pudding(just the powder)
3 tablespoon milk
1/4 cup butter
2 cups icing sugar

4 squares semi sweet chocolate
1 tablespoon butter

Bottom: Melt chocolate squares over hot water. Add butter sugar vanilla and egg. Mix well. Add graham wafer crumbs and coconut and nuts. Press into 9 inch square pan. Chill for atleast 1 hour.

Filling: Combine vanilla pudding, milk, and butter. Beat until smooth. Spread over bottom. and chill 1 hour.

Top: Melt semi sweet chocolate with butter over hot water spread over filling and chill .

That’s a dandy one SWTNESS…I like it more than mine!!!