Chocolate Mint Nanaimo Bars (No Bake)


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Chocolate Mint Nanaimo Bars! These are delicious at any time of year and best of all, they are an easy no bake recipe!

These Nanaimo bars have a great twist combining chocolate and mint!  My new favorite way to enjoy them!  Nanaimo bars are one Christmas treat that I always looked forward to when I was younger!  My mom made them every single year!  While we always have these around the holidays, they’re actually great any time of year and totally perfect served with coffee!!

REPIN CHOCOLATE MINT NANAIMO BARS

I thought they’d be pretty challenging to make but they are actually simple!  Just layer up the ingredients, refrigerate and cut into squares, easy right?

Note:  Custard Powder can be found in the baking aisle of your grocery store.  This is the brand I use.

Items You’ll Need for This Recipe

* Custard Powder * 9×9 pan * Parchment Paper *

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Review Recipe

CHOCOLATE MINT NANAIMO BARS (NO BAKE)

Prep Time 3 hours
Servings 16
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
These Nanaimo bars have a great twist combining chocolate and mint!

Ingredients

BOTTOM LAYER
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cup graham crumbs
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
MINT LAYER
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons custard powder
  • 1 teaspoon mint extract
  • green food coloring
TOP LAYER
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons oil

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Instructions

  1. Line a 9×9 pan with parchment paper.
  2. Melt the butter & chocolate chips for the bottom layer in a small bowl.
  3. Add graham crumbs, coconut and chopped pecans. Mix well and press into the bottom of the pan. Refrigerate until completely cooled.
  4. Beat all ingredients for the mint layer on medium until completely combined. Spread over the cooled base. Refrigerate.
  5. Microwave oil and chocolate chips on medium heat until just melted. Spread over mint layer. Cool completely and cut into squares.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 333, Fat: 20g, Saturated Fat: 11g, Cholesterol: 30mg, Sodium: 141mg, Potassium: 68mg, Carbohydrates: 36g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 29g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A: 320%, Vitamin C: 0.2%, Calcium: 42%, Iron: 0.8%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

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