"But Queen, they have no bread."
"Then let them eat chocolate-mayonaise cupcakes, with chocolate-Nutella frosting."
If this had been Marie Antoinette's reply, she would have been hailed as a savior of the people, rather that deposed and beheaded.
And if you serve your crowd this desert, you will receive your own accolades.
Nanaimo bars are a natural. See this for the recipe - Nanaimo Bars | City of Nanaimo
For a variation, you could substitute Nutella for the unsalted butter in the third layer, and give it your own name instead of Nanaimo, and maybe use chopped hazelnuts instead of chopped almonds.
Seeeeeeeya; Chief Longwind of the North