Southern Belle Bars Recipe

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Southern Belle Bars

Gail Welch

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@sugarshack

I should clean out my "junk" drawer more often because I've discovered some long lost favorite recipes and this is one of them. I think it came from a Land O Lakes pamphlet that I got from the grocery store years ago. These are sometimes called Pecan Pie Bars.


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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CRUST

1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
sugar
1/4 c
pecans, coarsely chopped

FILLING

3/4 c
dark corn syrup
1/3 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 large
eggs
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
pecans, coarsely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350F. Combine 1 1/4 cup flour, butter and sugar in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs (1-2 minutes). Stir in 1/4 cup pecans.
2
Press Crust mixture evenly onto bottom of ungreased 8 or 9-inch square baking pan. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until very lightly golden brown on edges.
3
Combine all filling ingredients EXCEPT pecans in a small bowl; mix well. Stir in pecans. Spread evenly over hot, partially baked crust. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until filling appears set and knife inserted 1-inch from edge comes out clean. Cool; cut into bars.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #pecan, #Southern, #bars