Mocha-pecan Bars Recipe

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Mocha-Pecan Bars

Karen Feinen

By
@Ganieda

I love mocha! I also love the ease of bar cookies.
Source: Woman's Day 10/12/93


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Serves:
24
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/4 c
instant coffee powder or granules
1 Tbsp
boiling water
1 stick
(1/2 cup) plus 3 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
1 c
packed brown sugar
1 large
egg
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 1/2 c
pecans, chopped
1 c
(6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease or line with parchment, a 13x9-inch baking pan.

2Dissolve coffee powder in water (mixture will be thick).

3Beat butter and brown sugar in a large bowl with and electric mixer until pale and fluffy.

4Beat in egg, vanilla and coffee mixture.

5Stir in flour until blended.

6Stir in pecans and chocolate chips.

7Spread in prepared pan. Bake 40 - 45 minutes until a pick inserted in center comes out clean.

8Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut crosswise in 8 even strips. Cut strips in thirds.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom