Nanaimo Bars Cookies (Number #1 Happiness)

Happiness in every bite – Nanaimo Bars Cookies. Say Yes to sunshine cookies from Canada or your number 1 happiness.

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Move over Nanaimo bars – this spin off is sure to become a new favorite. It is made of the best chocolate chip cookies and the filling from the Nanaimo bars. How can you go wrong? (don’t ask! 2020 might respond…)

Description

Nanaimo bars cookies are your dream delight. Made of two super power.

Cookies + Bars

Let me repeat. This recipe is the combo of bars and cookies. And not just any cookies but the best 5 star cookies. The chocolate chip cookies. Fill that with Nanaimo bar’s filling and you have the winner of 2020.

Forget the virus or job lost … let’s dream for a moment. Or two or maybe many hours. You deserve and you need it. And I am here to help you. To bring you to the new level of 2020. When the best is about to happen.

So, say hello to your best stuffed chocolate chip cookies where the Nanaimo is happily sitting inside and waiting for you. And if you are ready as I am we can start shopping.

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SHOPPING LIST

  • butter
  • shortening
  • sugar
  • icing sugar
  • flour
  • eggs
  • chocolate chips
  • milk
  • Bird’s custard powder

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

-Mixer (KitchenAid, hand mixer or your favorite)

-Mixing bowl

-Baking sheet

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ACTION TIME

MAKING NANAIMO BARS COOKIES

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup shortening

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup white sugar

1 tsp water

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

2 eggs

3 cups flour, all purpose and unbleached

1 tsp baking soda and 1 tsp salt

1 3/4 cups chocolate chip cookies

Nanaimo Bars Filling

1/4 and 1/8 cup butter

3 TBSP milk

3 TBSP Bird’s custard powder

2 1/4 cups icing sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

Making Nanaimo Bars Filling

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In a mixing bowl combine custard powder and milk.

Stir until smooth.

Add icing sugar and butter.

Mix using the whisk attachment for about 3 to 5 minutes. (high speed)

Scoop Nanaimo’s filling by 1 TBSP sized spoonful and freeze them. Freeze for at least 2 hours and up to 3 days.

Making Cookies

In a small bowl combined your dry ingredients, flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

Combine butter, shortening and sugars and beat for 3 minutes.

Then add eggs, mix in.

Then add vanilla and water. Mix until all combined.

After that add flour mixture and mix until all ingredients are combined.

Stir in chocolate chips.

Chill dough in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

ASSEMBLE THE COOKIES

Remove cookie dough from the refrigerator.

Roll cookie dough, 1 1/2 TBSP each into balls

Using your thumb, make an indent into cookie dough ball.

Place nanaimo filling ball inside the indentation.

Cover with another cookie ball and mold around the yellow filling, making sure it is completely covered and concealed. (add more dough as needed)

Repeat with remaining cookie dough and Nanaimo filling.

Return to the freezer for about 10 minutes.

Preheat oven at 350 F.

Place 6 large cookies on your baking sheet and bake for about 14 minutes.

Remove from the oven. Cool.

IMPORTANT NOTES

Unbaked cookie dough balls with Nanaimo filling inside will freeze well. (for about 3 months)

You can also make the Nanaimo filling and freeze for up to 7 days.

To make Nanaimo Bars Cookies you can use your own favorite chocolate chip cookies.

If you want to make Christmas version of this recipe, you can use Mint Nanaimo Filling.

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Review the Steps

-Prepare baking sheet

-Make Nanaimo filling and create small balls. Freeze them.

-Make chocolate chip cookie dough

-Assemble the cookies

-Freeze them for 10 minutes

-Bake at 350 F for about 14 minutes.

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Quick Note

Butter – use unsalted

Shortening – Crisco is my favorite

Eggs – large, organic

FINAL NOTE

This cookies are 5 star cookies.

OUTSTANDING!

Super easy to make and great gift for Christmas.

FINAL GRADE: A+

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OTHER LINKS

Original Nanaimo Bars – A Canadian Tradition

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Original Nanaimo Bars- Bars Number 1 Recipe

Dream Bars

The Best Butter Tart Cookies – O Canada

Mint Nanaimo Bars – Time for Christmas

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MAKING NANAIMO BARS COOKIES

Yield: Serving 4
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Nanaimo bars cookies are your dream delight. Made of two super power.

Cookies + Bars

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp water
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups flour, all purpose and unbleached
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 3/4 cups chocolate chip cookies
  • Nanaimo Bars Filling
  • 1/4 and 1/8 cup butter
  • 3 TBSP milk
  • 3 TBSP Bird’s custard powder
  • 2 1/4 cups icing sugar

Instructions

    Making Nanaimo Bars Filling

    In a mixing bowl combine custard powder and milk.

    Stir until smooth.

    Add icing sugar and butter.

    Mix using the whisk attachment for about 3 to 5 minutes. (high speed)

    Scoop Nanaimo's filling by 1 TBSP sized spoonful and freeze them. Freeze for at least 2 hours and up to 3 days.

    Making Cookies

    In a small bowl combined your dry ingredients, flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

    Combine butter, shortening and sugars and beat for 3 minutes.

    Then add eggs, mix in.

    Then add vanilla and water. Mix until all combined.

    After that add flour mixture and mix until all ingredients are combined.

    Stir in chocolate chips.

    Chill dough in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

    ASSEMBLE THE COOKIES

    Remove cookie dough from the refrigerator.

    Roll cookie dough, 1 1/2 TBSP each into balls

    Using your thumb, make an indent into cookie dough ball.

    Place nanaimo filling ball inside the indentation.

    Cover with another cookie ball and mold around the yellow filling, making sure it is completely covered and concealed. (add more dough as needed)

    Repeat with remaining cookie dough and Nanaimo filling.

    Return to the freezer for about 10 minutes.

    Preheat oven at 350 F.

    Place 6 large cookies on your baking sheet and bake for about 14 minutes.

    Remove from the oven. Cool.

    IMPORTANT NOTES

    Unbaked cookie dough balls with Nanaimo filling inside will freeze well. (for about 3 months)

    You can also make the Nanaimo filling and freeze for up to 7 days.

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