Buttery Pecan Bars

Linda Stevens

By
@bittygirl51

If you like pecan pie, you will think you have died and gone to heaven when you try these!

My hubby doesn't care if I ever make pecan pie again. He prefers pecan bars now.

When my son-in-law comes to visit he always requests these.

Don't ruin them by using margarine! BUTTER!


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Serves:

24

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
sugar
1/8 tsp
salt
1 1/2 stick
butter, room temperature

INGREDIENTS FOR FILLING:

1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
light corn syrup
1 stick
butter, cold
4 large
eggs, lightly beaten
2 1/2 c
pecans, finely chopped
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine flour, sugar, salt in large bowl; cut in the 1 1/2 sticks of butter thoroughly with fork or pastry blender until very fine crumbs. Press mixture into a greased 9 X 13 cake pan. Bake at 350 for 17-20 minutes.
2
While crust is baking, combine brown sugar, corn syrup, 1 stick of butter in saucepan on top of stove. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring gently. Remove from heat. Stir 1/4 of the hot mixture into beaten eggs; add to remaining hot mixture slowly, continually stirring so as not to cook the eggs. Stir in chopped pecans and vanilla.
3
When crust is done baking, pour the filling over the hot crust. Put back into oven at 350 for 34-35 minutes or until set. Cool completely before cutting. Makes 16 lge. or 24 small bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Desserts, Other Desserts
Hashtags: #sweet, #nutty