I should clean out my "junk" drawer more often because I've discovered some long lost favorite recipes and this is one of them. I think it came from a Land O Lakes pamphlet that I got from the grocery store years ago. These are sometimes called Pecan Pie Bars.
1Heat oven to 350F. Combine 1 1/4 cup flour, butter and sugar in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs (1-2 minutes). Stir in 1/4 cup pecans.
2Press Crust mixture evenly onto bottom of ungreased 8 or 9-inch square baking pan. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until very lightly golden brown on edges.
3Combine all filling ingredients EXCEPT pecans in a small bowl; mix well. Stir in pecans. Spread evenly over hot, partially baked crust. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until filling appears set and knife inserted 1-inch from edge comes out clean. Cool; cut into bars.