Item# WLRECIP-8638

No-Bake Nanaimo Bars

Item No. WLRECIP-8638
Amount
24 bars
Prep Time
20 min
Skill Level
Beginner
Total Time
2 hr

What is a nanaimo bar? Nanaimo bars are a three-layer classic dessert consisting of a coconut graham cracker crust, custard filling and a chocolate ganache topping. Travel to British Columbia, Canada, and you are certain to come across these decadent dessert bars, named after the city in which they began. Whip up a batch of these hand-held dessert bars in no time with this easy-to-make no-bake recipe!

Ingredients

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Coconut Crust

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  • 3/4 butter
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup toasted almonds

Pudding Filling

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  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 3 cups sifted powdered sugar (confectioners' sugar)
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

Ganache Topping

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  • 4 oz. dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter

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  • Notes:

    • To store: Store in the refrigerator for up to one week. Nanaimo bars are best eaten the week they are made and won’t freeze well.

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