Layered Nanaimo Bar Cheesecake

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You love Nanaimo Bars so we've come up with the next best thing - a Layered Nanaimo Bar Cheesecake! Why didn't we think of this cheesecake variation before?

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix baking crumbs, butter, pecans and coconut; press firmly onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking pan. Refrigerate while preparing filling.
  • Beat cream cheese, sugar and custard powder in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour over crust.
  • Bake 40 min. or until centre is almost set. Cool. Refrigerate 3 hours or overnight. Place whipping cream and chocolate in saucepan. Cook on low heat until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring occasionally. Pour over cheesecake. Refrigerate 15 min. or until chocolate is firm. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.

Size Wise

This party-size cheesecake is great for large crowds. Be mindful of serving size.

Special Extra

After chocolate topping is firm, place 2 additional chocolate squares in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM 2 min., stirring after 1 min. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Pour into small resealable bag; seal bag. Snip off one small corner from bottom of bag; twist top of bag to squeeze chocolate from bag to pipe a special message, such as " Greetings," on top of cheesecake.


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Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16
Calories 550
% Daily Value
Total fat 40g
Saturated fat 21g
Cholesterol 125mg
Sodium 450mg
Carbohydrate 43g
Dietary fibre 1g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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    Just did you get this out of the pan?

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    A great update on an old classic. Everyone loved this cake. I've made it several times to rave reviews everytime.

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    Indeed very easy to make, but lacked flavour. Very plain, won't be making this one again.