Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bars Recipe

Base

  • 3 Ounce Chocolate, Semisweet - 3 sq
  • 1/2 Cup Butter
  • 2 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 TeaSpoon Vanilla
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Cup Graham Wafer Crumbs
  • 1 Cup Coconut
  • 1/2 Cup Nuts - Chopped

Filling

  • 2 TableSpoon Custard Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • 2 TableSpoon Butter - Softened
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter, smooth
  • 2 Cup Sugar, icing or confectioner sifted

Icing

  • 5 Ounce Chocolate, semisweet chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Butter

Preparation Method

An interesting variation of the traditional Nanaimo Bar.

  1. BASE : Melt chocolate and butter in microwave on high power 2 minutes. Mix in sugar, vanilla and egg. Add crumbs, coconut and nuts. Press into 9 inch square pan.
  2. FILLING : Using electric mixer, beat together all ingredients. Spread over base.
  3. ICING : Melt chocolate with butter in saucepan on Medium power 3 to 4 minutes. Spread over filling.

MAKES : 16 BARS