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chewy brown sugar bars

★★★★★ 7
a recipe by
Ann Simmons
Lugoff, SC

In my family everyone wants their own pan of these for Christmas!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

These brown sugar bars are quite the sweet treat. They're a cross between a blondie and a praline. They have a chewy bite with a delightful pecan crunch. Serve warm with some vanilla ice cream and maybe a drizzle of caramel too. Yum!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 7
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chewy brown sugar bars

  • 1 stick
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 2 c
    self-rising flour
  • 1 box
    light brown sugar, 1 lb
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make chewy brown sugar bars

  • Greasing a baking dish.
    Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Grease or spray 9x13 pan.
  • Melting butter in a saucepan.
    Melt butter in saucepan. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in brown sugar, eggs, and flour to the melted butter.
    Stir in brown sugar, eggs, and flour. Mix well. The batter is thick.
  • Adding in vanilla extract and nuts.
    Add vanilla extract and pecans.
  • Spreading batter into the baking dish.
    Spread into a 9x13 greased pan.
  • Brown sugar bars ready to bake.
    Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 30 minutes (depending on your oven).
  • Testing the bars to make sure they are baked.
    They are done when they are brown, pulling away from sides of the pan and a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the center.