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pecan squares

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Beth French
Kinston, NC

I made this dessert last Thanksgiving and it was definitely a hit! These will replace my usual Pecan pies at my Thanksgiving table every year from now on. They are scrumptious!

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For pecan squares

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2/3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3/4 c
    of butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 c
  • 2/3 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    whipping cream
  • 3 1/2 c
    coursely chopped pecans

How To Make pecan squares

  • 1
    Sift together two cups of flour and 2/3 cup of powdered sugar
  • 2
    Cut in 3/4 cup of softened butter using a pastry blender or a fork just until mixture resembles course meal.
  • 3
    Pat mixture into bottom and sides of a lightly greased 13 X 9 inch baking dish
  • 4
    Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and let cool
  • 5
    Bring brown sugar, honey 2/3 cup of butter and whipping cream to a boil in a saucepan over medium high heat. Stir in pecans and pour hot filling into prepared crust.
  • 6
    Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden and bubbly
  • 7
    Cool completely and cut into 2 inch squares.

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