Aunt Thelma's Pecan Pie Bars

Aunt Thelma's Pecan Pie Bars Recipe

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Jeanine Stennett


This recipe is from my Great-Aunt Thelma, who has won several ribbons at the Iowa State Fair, with several of her recipes!


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40 Min
50 Min


  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 c
    melted butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    dark karo syrup
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
  • 3
    beaten eggs
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • ·

How to Make Aunt Thelma's Pecan Pie Bars


  1. Reserve 2/3 cup cake mix for later. Mix remaining mix, 1 egg, and butter. Press into a 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  2. In the meantime, mix the 2/3 cup cake mix with eggs, syrup, brown sugar, and vanilla. Pour into crust. Sprinkle with pecans. Bake for 30-35 minutes. Cool and cut into squares.

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Course/Dish: Pies, Cookies

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