Decadent Nanaimo Bars Recipe

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Decadent Nanaimo Bars
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  1. In a small bowl, combine ginger and rum; set aside.
  2. In a large heavy saucepan, combine the butter, cocoa and sugar. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted. Whisk a small amount of hot mixture into egg. Return all to the pan, whisking constantly. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until mixture reaches 160°.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in vanilla. Stir in the cracker crumbs, coconut, walnuts, cherries and ginger mixture. Press into a foil-lined 9-in. square baking pan.
  4. For filling, in a large bowl, beat the butter, milk and pudding mix until blended. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth; spread over crust. Freeze for 15 minutes or until set.
  5. In a microwave, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Spread over top. Combine confectioners' sugar and milk; drizzle over top. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until set. Cut into bars. Yield: 3 dozen.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 318.78 Kcal (1335 kJ)
Calories from fat 144.41 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.05g 25%
Cholesterol 19.69mg 7%
Sodium 56.83mg 2%
Potassium 47.54mg 1%
Total Carbs 40.6g 14%
Sugars 29.45g 118%
Dietary Fiber 2.41g 10%
Protein 4.64g 9%
Vitamin C 5.7mg 9%
Vitamin A 2.4mg 80%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 51.9mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 584.73 Kcal (2448 kJ)
Calories from fat 264.88 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.43g 25%
Cholesterol 36.11mg 7%
Sodium 104.23mg 2%
Potassium 87.2mg 1%
Total Carbs 74.46g 14%
Sugars 54.02g 118%
Dietary Fiber 4.42g 10%
Protein 8.51g 9%
Vitamin C 10.4mg 9%
Vitamin A 4.4mg 80%
Iron 2.4mg 7%
Calcium 95.1mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.2
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • good source of fiber

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