Listen up chocolate lovers, you need to try this recipe.
Nanaimo or Maraima Bars
1/2 cup soft butter
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup cocoa
1 tsp vanilla
1 egg, slightly beaten
Place in double boiler; stir well until mixture resembles thin custard.
2 cups graham crackers crumb (my Mom used cinnamon graham crackers and I thought it was good)
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1 cup coconut (mom left this out, we don’t like dried coconut)
Blend well and pack into 9 in pan.
Spread the following on top after mixing well:
1/4 cup butter
2 Tbsp. Instant Vanilla pudding (Mom used chocolate, we did not have vanilla)
3 Tbsp. Cream
2 cup powdered sugar
Let harden 15 minutes. Melt 4 squares semi-sweet chocolate with 1 tablespoon butter and spread over custard icing. Let set. Cut in bars.