Mocha Nanaimo Bars. This simple no bake dessert recipe is a bake sale classic, but with a coffee twist. Add white chocolate marble and you're in the money my friends!

Mocha Latte Nanaimo Bars

A coffee twist on the traditional Nanaimo bars.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, mocha, nanaimo bars
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 16 squares
Calories 324kcal
Author Randa Derkson



  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup sweetened grated coconut
  • 2 tbsps cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup melted butter unsalted
  • 2 tbsps brewed coffee

Coffee Latte Filling:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsps custard powder
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup cold coffee


  • 6 oz semisweet chocolate
  • 2 tbsps unsalted butter
  • Optional for white chocolate: 2 oz white chocolate 1 tsp butter


  • For easy cleanup, line an 8x8 pan with plastic wrap.
  • Add all of the dry ingredients into a medium-sized bowl. Add the butter and two tablespoons of brewed coffee. Mix well until a batter forms.
  • Press the mixture into the bottom of the pan. Press even. Refrigerate.
  • Cream together the coffee filling until smooth, pour over the crust and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Place a glass (heatproof) bowl over a pot of hot water and melt the chocolate and butter, whisking often.
  • Pour the warm chocolate mixture over the coffee filling and spread evenly with a spatula.
  • Refrigerate for at least an hour.
  • Cut into squares.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 410IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.3mg