Rum Bars

Rum Bars Recipe

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candace tuggle


Store rum bars 2 to 3weeks in airtightly containers to mellow


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6 dozens
1 Hr 15 Min


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  • 41/2 c
    chopped pecans,divided
  • 1 c
  • 21/4 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4
  • 2 Tbsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 21/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 111/2 c
    chopped candied red cherries
  • 1/2 c
    chopped candied citron
  • ·
    light rum

How to Make Rum Bars


  1. Sprinkle 3 cups pecans evenly over a greased 15-x10-x1-inch jellyrolls pan;set as aside.
  2. Cream butter in a large mixing bowl;gradually add sugar,beating well.Add eggs,one at a time,beating well after addition.Stir in vanilla.Gradually add flour,stirring well.Spoon batter into pan.
  3. Combine cherries,pineapple,cutron,and remaining pecans in a large mixing bowl;mix well.Gently press candied fruit mixture into batter.Bake at 350*F.for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until lightly browned.Cool slightly;cut into 2-x-1-inch bars.Sprinkle rum over each bar

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About Rum Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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