Southern Belle Bars

Southern Belle Bars

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Southern Belle Bars

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.

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About Southern Belle Bars

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



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