Nanaimo Squares Recipe

Nanaimo Squares is a wonderful and refreshing dessert that can be made with ease at home. Prepare and surprise your guest with delicious Nanaimo Squares using this recipe.


Main Ingredient


 Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 White sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cocoa3 Tablespoon
 Beaten egg1
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Graham cracker crumbs2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Finely cut coconut1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Icing sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Custard powder2 Tablespoon
 Milk2 Tablespoon
 Chocolate2 Ounce (2 squares)
 Butter1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4397 Calories from Fat 2055

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 234 g359.5%

Saturated Fat 89.4 g447.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 346.2 mg

Sodium 456.3 mg19%

Total Carbohydrates 591 g196.9%

Dietary Fiber 31.3 g125.2%

Sugars 491 g

Protein 34 g68.6%

Vitamin A 113.7% Vitamin C 4.6%

Calcium 20.9% Iron 71.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat A ingredients in top of double boiler and stir till smooth.
2. Add beaten egg and vanilla.
3. Remove from heat and add C ingredients.
4. Spread mixture in pan and place in refrigerator to set.
5. Cream butter, stir in icing sugar, custard powder and milk (D).
6. Spread over the ABC mixture, and return to refrigerator to set.
7. Melt E together in double boiler and spread hot and very thinly over ABCD mixture, and refrigerate once more.
8. Cut in small squares to serve.