A change up from a traditional Nanaimo Bar. I named this one after my beautiful daughter!
Original recipe makes 16 servings
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup white sugar
5 tablespoons powdered chocolate drink mix
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
1 egg, beaten
1/2 (9 ounce) box whole-wheat crackers (such as Triscuit Original®), crushed
3/4 cup unsweetened flaked coconut
3 tablespoons butter, softened
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
3 tablespoons milk
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 teaspoon margarine
2 hrs 30 mins
- Grease an 8-inch springform pan.
- Melt 1/2 cup butter in a saucepan over low heat; whisk white sugar and chocolate drink mix into butter until smooth. Remove saucepan from heat; whisk in 1 teaspoon vanilla and beaten egg. Stir crushed crackers and coconut into chocolate mixture. Press mixture into the bottom of prepared pan. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes.
- Beat 3 tablespoons butter and confectioners’ sugar with an electric mixer in a bowl until smooth; stir in milk and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Spread icing mixture evenly over chocolate-cracker mixture; refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes.
- Melt chocolate chips with margarine in a saucepan over low heat; whisk until smooth. Pour chocolate mixture over icing layer; smooth with a spatula. Refrigerate bars until set, about 1 hour. Serve cold or at room temperature.
Calories: 321 kcal
Carbohydrates: 40 g
Cholesterol: 34 mg
Fat: 18.9 g
Fiber: 2.9 g
Protein: 2.7 g
Sodium: 122 mg