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Cherry Almond Nanaimo Bars

Cherry Almond Nanaimo Bars



  • 1/2 c Butter
  • 1/4 c Sugar
  • 1/3 c Cocoa
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 1 Egg; beaten
  • 1 c Coconut, desiccated
  • 1 3/4 c Graham wafer crumbs
  • 1/2 c Almonds; chopped


  • 1/4 c Butter; softened
  • 1 tb Cherry juice
  • 2 c Icing sugar
  • 1/3 c Maraschino cherries; chopped


  • 2 oz Semisweet chocolate
  • 1 tb Butter



  1. Cook butter, sugar, cocoa, vanilla & egg in saucepan over low heat heat, stirring constantly until custard begins to thicken.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in coconut, crumbs and almonds. Pat firmly into a greased 9 pan inch square pan.
  3. Chill for 1 hour.


  1. Cream butter, cherry juice and extract.
  2. Gradually beat in icing sugar to a make a smooth spreading consistency. Stir in cherries.
  3. Spread over base and chill until firm.


  1. Heat chocolate and butter, stirring until smoothly melted. Drizzle chocolate over filling.
  2. Chill. Cut into bars.

 Recipe yields: 30 bars.

Source: Tastefully Yours,  All Saint Kingsway Anglican Church, Toronto

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