The Legendary Nanaimo Bar
This creamy, chocolatey treat’s origin is elusive, shrouded in mystery, and claimed by many as their own. Of course, we know that Nanaimo Bars originated in Nanaimo, or they would be called New York Bars, or New Brunswick Bars. Here are some fun facts about this delicious treat!
Music artist macklemore
threw Nanaimo bars into the crowd at a Vancouver concert.
Bottom Layer: Walnuts vs almonds
the debate continues amongst local bakers.
The first published recipe
was in 1952 Women’s Auxilliary Hospital Cookbook, now on display at the Nanaimo Museum.