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Cakespy: Nanaimo Bar Brownies

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If some is good, more is amazing. That's the guiding principle behind the mega-brownie that is the stunningly delicious and unbelievably rich result of combining brownies with the Canadian delight known as Nanaimo bars. More

Nanaimo Bar Brownies

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If some is good, more is amazing. That's the guiding principle behind the mega-brownie that is the stunningly delicious and unbelievably rich result of combining brownies with the Canadian delight known as Nanaimo bars. More

Cakespy: Conversation Heart Nanaimo Bars

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This seasonal variation on the classic Canadian treat is easy to execute, and the cute upgrade is pretty intense, with a Neapolitan-hued (if not flavored) treats that are as adorable to behold as they are rich, decadent, and satisfying to eat. But don't forget to keep a toothbrush nearby, because these treats are extremely sugary. More

Conversation Heart Nanaimo Bars

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This seasonal variation on the classic Canadian treat is easy to execute, and the cute upgrade is pretty immense, with a Neapolitan-hued (if not flavored) treats that are as adorable to behold as they are rich, decadent, and satisfying to eat. But don't forget to keep a toothbrush nearby, because these treats are extremely sugary. More

Cakespy: Chocolate Cranberry Nanaimo Bars

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The Canadian classic takes a tart-but-sweet Thanksgiving turn by adding dried cranberries to each of the three layers. The resulting seasonal variation is bound to delight family and friends at Thanksgiving festivities and start the holiday cookie season off sweetly. More

Chocolate Cranberry Nanaimo Bars

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The Canadian classic takes a tart-but-sweet Thanksgiving turn by adding dried cranberries to each of the three layers. The resulting seasonal variation is bound to delight family and friends at Thanksgiving festivities and start the holiday cookie season off sweetly. More

Exploring the Nanaimo Bar Trail in Nanaimo, British Columbia

Sweets Erin Jackson 3 comments

In Nanaimo, British Columbia (home of the Nanaimo bar), several bakeries and restaurants have put their own spin on the classic bar, creating everything from Nanaimo bar cheesecake to Nanaimo bar martinis. I took a walk (which quickly turned into a waddle) down the "Nanaimo Bar Trail" to document a dozen of the offerings. More

Cakespy: Triple Chocolate Nanaimo Bars

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Nanaimo Bars are a fairly perfect food to begin with: a decadent three-part confection made up of a chocolate graham cracker crust, a (vanilla) custardy middle section, and chocolate topping. Of course, like so many things, they're even better with more chocolate. More

Cakespy: Holiday Eggnog Nanaimo Bars

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This variation is heaped with serious holiday cheer including a spicy, nutty white chocolate top layer and a rich, creamy, eggnog-and-booze-infused middle layer. More

Cakespy: Candy Corn Nanaimo Bars

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The classic puts on a Halloween costume, swapping the top chocolate layer for a layer of sweet and festive melted candy corn. The result is an unrelentingly sweet and unabashedly rich treat, certain to satisfy even the sweetest of teeth. Will they make you fat? Probably, but you can always blame Canada. More

Cakespy: Nanaimo Bars

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A three-layered delight consisting of a coconut-chocolate base topped with a rich custardy buttercream and then finished off with a layer of bonus chocolate on top? Yes please. More

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