Family Tree Recipes

Chocolate Mint Nanaimo Bars


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 1/2 teaspoons mint extract
green food coloring

Top Layer

3/4 cup chocolate chips
2 teaspoons oil


Line a 9x9 pan with parchment paper.

Melt the butter & chocolate chips for the bottom layer in a bowl.

Add graham crumbs, coconut and chopped pecans. Mix well and press into the bottom of the pan. Refrigerate until completely cooled.

With a mixer, 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.