Honey Bun Bars

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is another of Grandma's recipes...they are very good and she always baked with honey whenever she could. My mom's grandma would send her some pecans from Alabama.


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Serves:

about 20-24 pieces

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CRUST

1/2 c
butter
1 1/3 c
all purpose flour
3 Tbsp
cold water
2 Tbsp
honey

FILLING

1/2 c
butter
1 c
water
1 c
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
3 large
eggs
1/2 c
honey
1 tsp
almond extract
2/3 c
pecans, chopped coarsely

ICING

1 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
almond extract
1 to 2 Tbsp
milk or cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 400^. Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan. set aside.
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CRUST:
Cut butter into flour until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add water and blend until a dough forms. Press dough onto bottom of prepared pan. Drizzle honey over crust;spread slightly.
2
FILLING:
In saucepan melt butter in water. Bring to a boil and add flour and salt all at once. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture forms a stiff ball, about one minute. Remove from heat; add eggs one at a time; beat until smooth and glossy(like cream puff batter). Stir in honey and almond extract.
3
Spread filling batter over crust. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with pecans. Return to oven; bake about 10 minutes more. Cool slightly, drizzle with icing.
4
ICING:
Combine all ingredients; adding just enough milk or cream to make a nice drizzle.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy