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Nanaimo Bars

Nanaimo Bars Recipe

Eagle Brand® does this modern classic best. Impress your friends with homemade and call it “Resident’s Choice”!

Prep Time: 25 minutes plus chilling time
Serving: 24 bars

Ingredients:

1/2 cup (125 mL) butter, softened
1/4 cup (50 mL) brown sugar
1/4 cup (50 mL) cocoa
1 egg, beaten*
2 cups (500 mL) graham wafer crumbs
1 cup (250 mL) flaked coconut
1/2 cup (125 mL) unsalted peanuts or walnuts, finely chopped
1 can (300 mL) Eagle Brand® Regular or Low Fat Sweetened Condensed Milk
1/2 cup (125 mL) creamy peanut butter
4 squares (1 oz each) semi-sweet chocolate

Preparation:

1.  Combine butter, sugar, cocoa, egg, crumbs, coconut and peanuts. Press evenly into bottom of a parchment paper-lined 9" (2 L) square pan.
2.  Combine sweetened condensed milk with peanut butter; cook and stir over medium heat until slightly thickened. Remove from heat. Spread over base.
3.  Melt chocolate and drizzle or spread over sweetened condensed milk layer.
4.  Chill 2 hours or until firm. Store covered in the refrigerator.

Notes:

* Use only clean, uncracked eggs.

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