Butter Pecan Bars

L Gann


These are very rich and great warm. My husband loves pecan pie and he gave them 2 thumbs up! I think they are similar to chess bars?


★★★★★ 1 vote

40 Min
50 Min


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  • 1 box
    butter cake mix
  • 3
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3 1/2 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Butter Pecan Bars


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cake mix, 1 egg, butter, and pecans. Mix well. (some like to use your hands for this step) Press into a greased 9×13 pan.
  3. Using a stand mixer, beat together the cream cheese, 2 remaining eggs, and the powdered sugar until well combined. Pour over the crust.
  4. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the center is set. It should be gooey, but not runny. Cool completely before cutting, 1-2 hours. Store in the refrigerator.

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About Butter Pecan Bars

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #butter, #pecan, #bars

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