Chocolate Mint Nanaimo Bars (No Bake)

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.


chocolate mint nanaimo bars

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!!


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 *

Click print here 

chocolate mint nanaimo bars
4.67 from 3 votes
Review Recipe

Chocolate Mint Nanaimo Bars (no bake)

Prep Time 3 hours
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 16
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
These Nanaimo bars have a great twist combining chocolate and mint!


  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 ¼ cup graham crumbs
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • ½ cup pecans chopped
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons custard powder
  • 1 teaspoon mint extract
  • green food coloring
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons oil

Follow Spend with Pennies on Pinterest


  • Line a 9×9 pan with parchment paper.
  • Melt the butter & chocolate chips for the bottom layer in a small bowl.
  • Add graham crumbs, coconut and chopped pecans. Mix well and press into the bottom of the pan. Refrigerate until completely cooled.
  • Beat all ingredients for the mint layer on medium until completely combined. Spread over the cooled base. Refrigerate.
  • 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, Carbohydrates: 36g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 20g, Saturated Fat: 11g, Cholesterol: 30mg, Sodium: 141mg, Potassium: 68mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 29g, Vitamin A: 320IU, Vitamin C: 0.2mg, Calcium: 42mg, Iron: 0.8mg
Keyword mint nanaimo bars

More Recipes You’ll Love

* 10 Minute No Bake Granola Bars * No Bake Chocolate Desserts *

More Recipes You'll Love

About the author


pinterest facebook twitter instagram

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!

More Posts by Holly

Latest & Greatest Dishes