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Aug 19, 2010 06:37 PM


Just returned from Victoria, where my son introduced us to his favorite cookie/pastry---
Kleinburg bars. Unable to find recipe---saw reference to them being called by another name, but it wasn't listed. Any help in locating recipe or description greatly appreciated.

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  1. They are delicious aren't they!? mmmm. Here's a recipe I found for them and they are pretty near to what we've had in the coffee shops here in Victoria.

    Kleinburg Bars
    First Layer
    1/3-cup brown sugar (packed)
    3 tbsp corn syrup
    2/3-cup peanut butter
    2 tbsp melted butter
    1 tsp vanilla
    2 cups Rice Crispies
    Second Layer
    ½ cup unsalted butter
    2 Tbsp. and 2 Tsp. cream
    2 Tbsp. vanilla custard powder
    2 cups icing sugar
    Third Layer
    4 squares semi-sweet chocolate (1 oz. each)
    2 Tbsp. unsalted butter

    How to Prepare :
    First Layer:
    Combine sugar, corn syrup, peanut butter, butter, and vanilla. Mix well, add cereal and mix until cereal is
    combined well.
    Bake at 375 F for 5 minutes. Refrigerate at least one hour until set.
    Second Layer:
    Cream butter, cream, custard powder, and icing sugar together well. Beat until light. Spread over bottom
    Third Layer:
    Melt chocolate and butter over low heat. Cool. Once cool, but still liquid, pour over second layer
    and chill in refrigerator.

    3 Replies
      1. re: LaurieMcc

        Thank you so much! These are perfect. Exactly like the coffee shop/UVic ones! :)

        1. re: LaurieMcc

          never heard of these till now,this it why i love and ...ahem...hate lol