Mint Nanaimo Bars

A fun twist on the standard Nanaimo bar! These bars have a creamy, naturally colored peppermint filling and are the perfect mint chocolate treat.

Author Katherine
Yield 16 bars

Ingredients:

Bottom Layer

1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup shredded coconut
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup coconut palm sugar*
3 tbsp cocoa powder
1 egg, beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract

Middle Layer – Filling

1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 1/2 cups icing sugar *see notes
2 tbsp custard powder
2 tbsp milk, room temperature
2 tbsp spinach puree* or 2-3 drops green food coloring
1 tsp pure peppermint extract

Top Layer

4 oz chocolate, chopped
1 tsp unsalted butter

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