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       Title: Nanaimo Bars
  Categories: Bars, Canadian, My
       Yield: 1 servings
  
            First layer:
     1/2 c  Butter; unsalted
     1/4 c  Sugar
       5 tb Cocoa powder; unsweetened
       1    Egg; beaten
   1 3/4 c  Graham wafer crumbs
       1 c  Coconut; sweetened
     1/2 c  Almonds; finely chopped
            Second layer:
     1/2 c  Butter; unsalt, room temp
       3 tb Cream
       2 tb Vanilla custard powder (eg.
       2 c  Icing sugar
            Icing:
       4 oz Chocolate; semisweet (4 sq)
       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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