Nanaimo Cheesecake Bars

A creamy layer of vanilla custard flavored cheesecake sandwiched between a chocolatey coconut cookie crumb base and semi-sweet chocolate ganache. A twist to one of Canada's best known desserts. {Video Recipe}

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This no-bake dessert is made up of a creamy layer of vanilla custard-flavored cheesecake sandwiched between a chocolaty coconut cookie crumb base, and semi-sweet chocolate ganache.






  1. Line a 9×9″ square baking pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Toss together the first 5 ingredients, then add in the melted butter and stir until mixture is moist. Press onto prepared baking pan and place in freezer.
  3. Combine all the filling ingredients with an electric mixer until smooth and spread on top of cookie crust. Place back into freezer.
  4. Melt the chocolate and whipping cream over a double broiler. Pour overtop of filling. Spread to cover evenly and chill in the refrigerator until chocolate is set. Cut into 12 or 16 pieces.

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