NAINAIMO BARS II
No-bake 3-layer (chocolate covered) bars
Nanaimo bars are a traditional Canadian dessert, though nobody is certain
where the tradition came from. Laura Secord is a Canadian candy company;
their cook book says this about the origin of these fattening delicacies:
"A version of these no-bake bars developed in the Canadian kitchens of
a well-known food company, was christened by them "Nanaimo bars" after
the city of that name on Vancouver Island. Nanaimo (from sne-ny-mo, a
local Indian term for a loose confederation of five bands) started as
a Hudson Bay Trading Post in 1849."
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 5 Tbsp cocoa
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 2/3 cups fine Graham wafer crumbs
- 1 cup desiccated coconut
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/4 cup butter
- 2 cups sifted icing sugar
- 1 egg
- 4 oz semi-sweet chocolate
- 1 Tbsp butter
square cake pan.
In a sauce pan combine the butter, sugar, cocoa, egg, and vanilla.
Cook over medium heat stirring constantly, until smooth and slightly
Stir in the remaining crust ingredients and press into prepared pan.
Make the creamy center:
cream the butter and gradually beat in icing sugar and egg. Spread
over crumb mixture and chill for about 15 minutes.
Make the chocolate topping:
melt the chocolate and butter together over hot water or in a
microwave, being careful not to burn. Spread on top of the previous
Chill until set. Cut into squares with a sharp knife.
1 hour preparation, several hours chilling.
Approximate measurement OK.
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Recipe last modified: 11 Jan 87
From: email@example.com (Steve Sutphen)
Subject: RECIPE: Nanaimo bars II
Date: 20 Mar 87 03:53:54 GMT
Organization: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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