Castaway Bars Castaway Bars

Image: Canadian Living | Holiday Baking 2014

Tropical papaya, pineapple and coconut give these bars a chewy, crunchy texture you're guaranteed to love. If you can't find toasted coconut chips, substitute with medium shredded coconut.

  • Portion size 25 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living: Holiday Baking 2014

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup banana chip broken in pieces
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cups toasted coconut chips
  • 1/2 cup each chopped dried papaya and chopped dried pineapple
  • 1/2 cup salted macadamia nut
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk

Method

In bowl, mix graham crumbs with butter until moistened; press into bottom of parchment paper–lined 9-inch (2.5 L) square cake pan.

Sprinkle crust with banana chips, chocolate chips, coconut chips, papaya, pineapple and macadamia nuts; pour condensed milk over top, using tip of knife to move milk into cracks of toppings.

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven until centre is set, about 30 minutes. Let cool in pan for 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate to cool completely, about 1 hour. (Make-ahead: Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate for up to 5 days or overwrap in foil and freeze for up to 1 month.) Lift out onto cutting board; cut into squares.

Nutritional facts per bar: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 93 mg
  • Sugars 19 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 198.0
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Potassium 214 mg
  • Cholesterol 12 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 25 g

%RDI

  • Iron 3.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 7.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 5.0
  • Vitamin C 13.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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