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Chocolate mint Nanaimo bars on white marble board.

Chocolate Mint Nanaimo Bars


  • Author: Sandra
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 20

Description

These Chocolate Mint Nanaimo bars have a delicious peppermint flavour and the same popularity as traditional Nanaimo bars. A perfect addition to any Christmas baking tray!


Ingredients

Base:

1 cup Chipits Mint Chocolate Chips

1/2 cup butter

1 and 1/4 cups graham crumbs

1 cup sweetened flaked coconut

1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts

Filling:

2 cups powdered sugar

1/4 cup butter

3 tbsp. milk

2 tbsp. custard powder

1 tsp. peppermint extract

Few drops of green food colouring

Glaze:

3/4 cup Chipiits Mint Chocolate Chips

2 tsp. vegetable oil


Instructions

  1. For Base: Melt 1 cup Chipits Mint Chocolate Chips with 1/2 cup butter in small saucepan over low heat. 
  2. Stir in graham wafer crumbs, flaked coconut and chopped walnuts.
  3. Press into a 9-inch square baking pan.
  4. Chill for 30 minutes.
  5. For Filling: Combine powdered sugar with 1/4 cup butter, milk, custard powder, peppermint extract and a few drops of green food colouring. 
  6. Spread evenly over base.
  7. For Glaze: Melt remaining 3/4 cup Chips Mint Chocolate Chips with vegetable oil in a bowl set over pot with simmering water.  
  8. Spread evenly over filling. 
  9. Chill until completely set. 
  10. Use a sharp knife to cut into bars.

Notes

  1. To melt chocolate chips, microwave  cup of chips on medium for 2 minutes.  check at 15 second intervals. Remove and stir until melted.
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Chocolate Mint Nanaimo bars