3 Coconut Pecan Nanaimo Bars stacked on top of each other on a blue plate

Coconut Pecan Nanimo Bars

These Coconut Pecan Nanaimo Bars are the richest, creamiest, most SINFUL dessert ever. Try one bite and you are going to LOVE them!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Coconut Pecan, Nanimo Bars
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 724kcal
Author Echo Blickenstaff



Bottom layer:


  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat and add in brown sugar and cocoa powder. Whisk until combined.
  • Slowly pour in beaten egg while whisking to combine.
  • Return to medium heat and cook for 1-2 minutes or until mixture has thickened.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  • Add the graham cracker crumbs, coconut, and pecans and mix until coated.
  • Press mixture into a greased 11x7 pan.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and freeze for 20 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, mix together butter, heavy cream, and pudding mix until fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in powdered sugar and mix for about 1 minute.
  • Spread the mixture evenly over the graham cracker base. Cover and freeze for 15 minutes.
  • Melt chocolate chips and butter together in a glass bowl set over a pot of simmering water.
  • Spread evenly over filling layer. Cover and freeze for 10 minutes.
  • Cut into squares and enjoy!


Calories: 724kcal | Carbohydrates: 92g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 441mg | Potassium: 295mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 67g | Vitamin A: 575IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 3mg