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candy - topped bars

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

I haven't made these in quite some time, but they are delicious. I used mini chocolate chips on these also and were so good. Any candy topping would work. Enjoy! The recipe came from my TOH Oct/Nov 2004 issue.

(2 ratings)
yield 16 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For candy - topped bars

  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
    packed brown suga
  • 1/2 c
    cold butter
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1
    (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 c
  • 1
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    m & m's minis

How To Make candy - topped bars

  • 1
    In a large bowl, combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans. Press crumb mixture into a greased 9-in. square pan. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • 2
    In a bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar. Add egg, milk, lemon juice and vanilla; mix well. Pour over warm crust.
  • 3
    Bake for 25-30 minutes or until set. Immediately sprinkle with M&M's. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Refrigerate leftovers.

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