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Chocolate Mint Nanaimo Bars

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Skill Level:
Intermediate
Yields:
20 bars

Show up to the family reunion with a crowd stopper. Gain new skills in the kitchen with Hershey Kitchens Chocolate Mint Nanaimo Bars Recipe.

Ingredients & Directions

COOK TIME
2 minutes
Chill Time
30 minutes

BAKE MODE:

Prevent your screen from going dark while you bake.

Ingredients

  • Base
  • 1 3/4 cups
    HERSHEY'S CHIPITS Mint Chocolate Chips, divided (425 mL)
  • 1/2 cup
    butter (125 mL)
  • 1 1/4 cups
    graham wafer crumbs (300 mL)
  • 1 cup
    flaked coconut (250 mL)
  • 1/2 cup
    finely chopped walnuts or pecans (125 mL)
  • Filling
  • 2 cups
    icing sugar (500 mL)
  • 1/4 cup
    softened butter (50 mL)
  • 3 tbsps
    milk (45 mL)
  • 2 tbsps
    custard powder (30 mL)
  • 1 tsp
    mint extract (5 mL)
  • green food coloring
  • 2 tsps
    vegetable oil (10 mL)

Directions

Equipment Needed 
Saucepan saucepan
baking pan 9-Inch (23 cm) Square Baking Pan
bowl Heatproof Bowl
1

Melt 1 cup (250 mL) chocolate chips with butter in saucepan set over low heat. Stir in graham wafer crumbs, coconut and walnuts. Press evenly into 9-inch (23 cm) square baking pan. Chill for 30 minutes.

Tip

To melt chocolate chips, microwave 1 cup (250 mL) of chocolate chips in microwavable bowl on Medium, checking every 15 seconds, for about 2 minutes or until melted. Stir until smooth.

2

Blend icing sugar with butter, milk, custard powder, mint extract and several drops of green food colouring. Spread evenly over chilled base.

3

Melt remaining chocolate chips with vegetable oil in heatproof bowl set over larger saucepan of simmering water. Spread evenly over filling. Chill until completely set.