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Rich Chocolate Cream Bars

"Thick and fudgy, these treats only look fussy. The truth is, they're layered bars that don't require any baking time at all! My grandmother concocted the recipe years ago."
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25 m servings
Original recipe yields 36 servings

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  1. In the top of a double boiler, combine butter, cocoa, sugar, egg and vanilla. Cook and stir over simmering water until mixture reaches 160 degrees F and is thickened. In a large bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, coconut and walnuts. Stir in cocoa mixture; blend well. Press into a greased 9-in. square baking pan; set aside. For filling, combine butter, milk and pudding mix in a mixing bowl. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth; spread over crust. For glaze, melt chocolate and butter; spread over filling. Cover and refrigerate until set. Cut into bars.

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We have a similar recipe in our family (Namino Cookies) with a slight difference in amounts, but still the same recipe! This is THE family favorite! I melt the butter, chocolate (I use 2 square...

Most helpful critical review

They taste no different then other "Nanaimo Bars"

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We have a similar recipe in our family (Namino Cookies) with a slight difference in amounts, but still the same recipe! This is THE family favorite! I melt the butter, chocolate (I use 2 square...

This is a great recipe! It got rave reviews from the family when I made these bars for dessert last week. The one thing I did notice though is that when I combined the first ingredients and he...

They taste no different then other "Nanaimo Bars"

These are delicious. I have had these before, made by my mother. I couldn't get my hands on her recipe, so decided to try this recipe. The only changes I made was to add one extra tbsp of milk t...

I've been making these Nanaimo bars at Christmas time for many years now. They are rich and delicious and look elegant on a cookie tray. I usually use pecans instead of walnuts though.

a delicious and very rich desert good without the nuts and the coconut sets the whole thing off just right the surface of ours easily cracked and added a nice look unfortunatly i wasn`t abble to...