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       Title: Nanaimo Bars
  Categories: Candies, Canadian
       Yield: 1 servings
  
            First layer:                             Second layer:
     1/2 c  Butter; unsalted                  1/2 c  Butter; unsalt, room temp
     1/4 c  Sugar                               3 tb Cream
       5 tb Cocoa powder; unsweetened           2 tb Vanilla custard powder (eg.
       1    Egg; beaten                         2 c  Icing sugar
   1 3/4 c  Graham wafer crumbs                      Icing:
       1 c  Coconut; sweetened                  4 oz Chocolate; semisweet (4 sq)
     1/2 c  Almonds; finely chopped             2 tb Butter; unsalted
  
     For 1st Layer: Place butter, sugar and cocoa powder in double boiler over
   barely simmering water. Stir occiasionally till melted. Agg egg and stir to
   cook and thicken. Remove from heat and stir in graham wafer crumbs, coconut
   and almonds.  Press firmly in ungreased 8 square pan. Chill.
    For 2nd layer: Cream together butter, cream and custard powder together in
   bowl. Gradually beat in icing sugar till light and fluffy. Spread over
   first layer. Chill. For Icing: melt chocolate and butter in top of double
   boiler over barely simmering water (or in microwave). Stir to combine. Cool
   to room temp. Spread evenly over 2nd layer with spatula. Chill. Cut into
   bars. MAKES: 16-24
   
   a contest winner for best Nanaimo bar in Nanaimo, British Columbia. very
   sweet! Source: Toronto Sun-contest winner
  
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