Welcome to my little recipe box on the net. This is a place for me to share my family's favourite recipes with friends and relatives. Some have been handed down through the generations and some I have just collected over the years. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do and that I don't make you too hungry. *g*

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Nanaimo Bars - Grand Marnier

Grand Marnier Nanaimo Bars

2 cups graham wafer crumbs
1 cup unsweetened coconut
1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans
2/3 cup margarine
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup sugar
1 beaten egg

In bowl, stir together crumbs, coconut and pecans. In small saucepan, gently heat margarine, cocoa and sugar until margarine melts. Remove from heat; whisk in egg. Blend into crumb mixture. Press into greased 9-inch square cake pan. Bake in 350°F oven for 10 minutes. Let cool on rack.

Grand Marnier Layer:
2 cups icing sugar
1/4 cup soft margarine
1/4 cup Grand Marnier
1 tbsp grated orange rind

In bowl, place half of icing sugar with margarine, mix in half of the icing sugar with margarine; mix in Grand Marnier, remaining icing sugar and orange rind. Spread over base.

Chocolate Topping:
1 tbsp margarine
4 squares melted semi-sweet chocolate

Stir margarine into chocolate until melted; spread evenly over Grand Marnier layer. Let cool for 20 minutes in refrigerator; cut into bars.


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