'Not Nanaimo Bar' Squares Recipe - Allrecipes.com
'Not Nanaimo Bar' Squares Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

'Not Nanaimo Bar' Squares

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"Growing up for some reason we referred to these as 'Oh Henry Squares'. I've no idea why, but I have not served them without people requesting the recipe and rave reviews. I don't know the origin. It's just been passed on through my family."

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Original recipe makes 20 bars Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    50 mins

Directions

  1. Grease an 8x8-inch square pan.
  2. Cook and stir peanut butter, brown sugar, and corn syrup together in a large pot over medium heat just until warm and well blended, about 3 minutes; remove from heat. Stir cornflakes cereal and crispy rice cereal into peanut butter mixture; press cereal mixture evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Whisk confectioners' sugar and custard powder together in a bowl. Whisk 1/2 cup melted margarine gradually into custard mixture. Stir warm water into custard mixture to moisten to a spreadable consistency; spread evenly over cereal mixture.
  4. Melt chocolate with remaining 2 tablespoons margarine in a microwave-safe bowl, about 1 minute. Pour chocolate mixture over custard layer. Refrigerate cookies until chocolate is hardened, about 30 minutes; cut into 1-inch squares.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Can be made gluten-free by simply substituting both cereals with gluten-free versions.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 219 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 31.3 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 10.6 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 132 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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