Nanaimo Bars

Nanaimo Bars
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These are a Canadian specialty. The coconut in these cookies give the bars a great texture. You don't even have to turn on the oven for this one.
Nanaimo bars
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup graham crackers, finely crushed
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • alcoholic beverage, distilled, all (gin, rum, vodka, whiskey) 100 proof [usda:14533]
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 4 tablespoon vanilla pudding powder
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the melted butter, alcohol,cocoa, salt and sugar until smooth.Add the graham crackers, almond meal and coconut.Grease a 10x10 inch pan and press the mixture into the base of the pan.
  2. In a mixer beat the butter and powdered sugar until fluffy. Add the custard powder, milk, vanilla and salt. Continue mixing.
  3. Spread over the graham cracker base.
  4. In a double boiler, over low heat, melt the chocolate chips.
  5. Once the chocolate melted, pour over the second layer of custard mix and spread evenly with a spatula.
  6. Refrigerate overnight or until hardened.
  7. Store the bars in the refrigerator.