Chocolate Bourbon Pecan shortbread

Lindsey Cook

By
@lindseyallyn

In case the tart recipe I posted recently wasn't your thing, give this recipe a try. It uses the same topping but is on a shortbread crust instead of a tart. Don't you just love butter?


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST

1 c
flour
1/2 c
brown sugar
6 Tbsp
cold butter
1/2 tsp
salt

FOR THE TOPPING

4 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/4 c
maple syrup
1 Tbsp
cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
bourbon
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1/4 c
chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
In a food processor, add in flour, brown sugar, salt, and butter. Pulse until crumbs form. Press crumb mixture into the bottom of an 8x8 greased pyrex. Bake crust for about 20 minutes until it is a light golden brown.
3
While crust is baking, prepare the topping. In a large sauce pan, melt butter. Add in sugar and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add in syrup, cream, and vanilla. Once combined, remove from heat and stir in bourbon and pecans.
4
Pour topping over shortbread crust. Sprinkle on chocolate chips. Bake for about 25 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts