Maple Nut Pie Bars

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Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

Be sure to use pure maple syrup in this recipe, as it makes these bars extra rich.Source unknown

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Ingredients

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    nonstick cooking spray
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    1 ¾ cup flour
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    ¾ cup powdered sugar
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    ¼ tsp. salt
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    ¾ cup butter, cut up
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    3 eggs, lightly beaten
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    1 ½ cups chopped mixed nuts or pecans
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    ¾ cup packed brown sugar
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    ¾ cup pure maple syrup
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    3 tbsp. butter, melted
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    ¾ tsp. maple flavoring or 1 ½ tsp. vanilla
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    ¾ cup white baking pieces, optional
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    2 tsp. shortening, optional
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    36 pecan halves, optional

How to Make Maple Nut Pie Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Line a 13 x 9 inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan. Lightly coat foil with cooking spray. Set aside
  2. For crust, in medium bowl, stir together flour, powdered sugar and salt. Using pastry blender, cut in the ¾ cup butter til mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press mixture evenly onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake for about 20 minutes or til lightly browned.
  3. Meanwhile, for filling, in medium bowl, mix eggs, mixed nuts, brown sugar, maple syrup, the 3 Tbsp. melted butter and maple flavoring. Spread filling evenly over hot crust.
    Bake for about 20 minutes more or til filling is set. Cool in pan on wire rack. Using edges of foil lift uncut bars out of pan. Cut into bars.
  4. For garnish, if desired, in large glass measuring cup, mix white baking pieces and shortening. Microwave on full power for 1 minute or til mixture is melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Spoon or drizzle bars with white chocolate mixture. Top each with a pecan half. Makes 36 bars. Store in single layer in an airtight container, covered. Store in refrigerator for up to 2 days.

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About Maple Nut Pie Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies




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