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Nanaimo Bars (Chocolate Slices)

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“These triple layered squares have a very chocolaty bottom layer, a sweet buttery custard centre and a firm chocolate top layer. They are very attractive on a cookie tray and taste divine. These have been a family favourite since I was a little kid. Prep time includes chilling time.”
1hr 20mins
36 squares

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix ½ cup butter, sugar, cocoa, vanilla and egg together in small saucepan.
  2. Cook over low to medium heat until well mixed.
  3. In large bowl, mix together graham cracker crumbs, coconut and nuts.
  4. Pour chocolate mixture over top and mix well.
  5. Pat into 9-inch square pan.
  6. Chill.
  7. Cream milk, custard powder and ¼ cup butter together.
  8. Add confectioner’s sugar to make a firm, but soft spread.
  9. Spread on top of first layer and chill again.
  10. Melt chocolate and butter together.
  11. Spread over previous layer and chill.
  12. Remove from refrigerator 15 minutes before slicing.

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