butter pecan bars

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By L Gann
from Elizabethtown, KY

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?

prep time 40 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For butter pecan bars

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