Best ever Pecan Pie Bars

iris mccall

By
@irislynn

Well with the chill settling in, my cooking (when I do), will get heartier. I love this time of year and making great smells permeate the house. Found this on Facebook from Recipe and Cooking Guide. It will not dissappoint and is worthy of sharing. I hope you enjoy, my family sure did. Photos, Google Images.


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Serves:

depends

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

5 stick
unsalted butter, room temperature
3/4 c
granulated sugar
4 large
eggs
1 Tbsp
pure vanilla extract
4 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
kosher salt

FOR THE TOPPING

4 stick
unsalted butter
1 c
light karo syrup
3 c
light brown sugar
1/4 c
heavy cream
2 lb
pecans, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For the crust, beat the butter and granulated sugar in an electric mixer bowl fitted with the paddle attachment for 3 minutes.
2
Add the eggs and vanilla extract and mix well. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Mix the dry ingredients into the batter with the mixer on low speed until just combined.
3
Press the dough evenly into an ungreased 18x12x1 inch baking sheet,making an edge around the outside, the dough will be sticky,sprinkle your hands and the dough lightly with flour. Bake the crust for 15 minutes until the rust is set but not browned. Remove from oven and let cool.
4
For the topping combine the butter, brown sugar, and corn syrup in a large heavy bottomed saucepan.
5
Cook over low heat until the butter is melted using a wooden spoon to stir. Raise the heat and boil for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in heavy cream and pecans
6
Bake for 25-30 minutes until set. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
7
Wrap in plastic and refrigerate until cold. Cut into bars and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom