Saturday, April 16, 2011

Nanaimo Bars

In the mood for something chocolate?
If so ~ I am sure these
Nanaimo Bars will make you happy.
They are filled with all sorts of
good stuff and they taste great.
They are very rich so when you serve
them you may want to cut them in small

Nanaimo Bars
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup white sugar
5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup chopped peanuts ( or any kind you like)
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup cream cheese
2 cups confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons vanilla custard powder
(if you don't have custard powder you can used vanilla pudding)
3 tablespoons milk
4 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 tablespoon butter

1.Mix 1/2 cup butter or margarine, white sugar, cocoa, egg and vanilla in a heavy sauce pan or double boiler. Stir over low heat until mixture is of custard like consistency.

2.Combine graham crackers,nuts and add to the melted mixture. Mix well and pack into buttered baking dish.

3.Cream 1/4 cup butter, cream cheese, confectioners sugar, vanilla custard powder and milk. Beat until creamy and spread over melted base.

4.Refrigerate till hardened.

5.Melt semi-sweet chocolate with 1 tablespoon butter and pour over the top. Refrigerate until the chocolate hardens. Then cut into bars.

These Nanaimo Bars are yummy!

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