Grand Marnier Nanaimo Bars
Graham wafer crumbs
-----GRAND MARNIER LAYER-----
In bowl, stir together crumbs, coconut and pecans. In small saucepan, gently heat butter, cocoa and sugar until butter melts. Remove from heat; whisk in egg. Blend into crumb mixture. Press into greased 9 inch square cake pan. Bake in 350F oven for 10 minutes. Let cool on rack.
Grand Marnier Layer: In bowl, place half of icing sugar with butter, mix in half of the icing sugar with butter; mix in Grand Marnier, remaining icing sugar and orange rind. Spread over base.
Chocolate Topping: Stir butter into chocolate until melted; spread evenly over Grand Marnier layer. Let cool for 20 minutes in refrigerator; cut into bars. (Bars can be covered, refrigerated up to 2 weeks, or frozen up to 2 months. Let soften slightly before serving.
VARIATION: CLASSIC NANAIMO BARS Make base and Chocolate Topping as above. In layer, substitute milk for Grand Marnier; add 1/2 tsp vanilla. Substitute 2 tsp grated lemon rind for orange juice.
SOURCE:_Canadian Living's Desserts_ by Elizabeth Baird posted by Anne MacLellan