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caramel-pecan bars

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Recipe by
Traci Coleman
Vancouver, WA

For caramel lovers only! These are gooey, chewey and carmelicious! Another recipe from the Southern Living Holidays edition magazine.

(1 rating)
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For caramel-pecan bars

  • 3 1/2 c
    coursely chopped pecans, lightly toasted in oven at 350 degrees for about 8 - 10 minutes
  • 2 c
  • 2/3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3/8 c
    cubed butter
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
  • 2/3 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    whipping cream

How To Make caramel-pecan bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. Line the bottom of a 13x9 baking dish with aluminum foil so that a few inches hangs over the sides. Spray foil lightly with non-stick spray. Combine flour, powsered sugar and butter, using hands, until resembles course crumble. Press into the bottom of the prepared pan and about 3/4 up the sides. Bake in oven for about 20 minutes or until slightly browned. Remove from oven and let cool on rack for about 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Prepare filling. In medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring brown sugar, honey, butter and whipping cream to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add pecans. Immediately pour into crust shell. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned and bubbly.
  • 3
    Let cool compltely on rack. Remove from pan by lifting edges of foil. Peel back foil from sides and cut into bars.

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