Honey Bun Bars

3
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is another of Grandma's recipes...they are very good and she always baked with honey whenever she could. My mom's grandma would send her some pecans from Alabama.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
about 20-24 pieces
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • CRUST

  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp
    cold water
  • 2 Tbsp
    honey
  • FILLING

  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    honey
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 2/3 c
    pecans, chopped coarsely
  • ICING

  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp
    milk or cream

How to Make Honey Bun Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 400^. Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan. set aside.
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    CRUST:
    Cut butter into flour until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add water and blend until a dough forms. Press dough onto bottom of prepared pan. Drizzle honey over crust;spread slightly.
  2. FILLING:
    In saucepan melt butter in water. Bring to a boil and add flour and salt all at once. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture forms a stiff ball, about one minute. Remove from heat; add eggs one at a time; beat until smooth and glossy(like cream puff batter). Stir in honey and almond extract.
  3. Spread filling batter over crust. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with pecans. Return to oven; bake about 10 minutes more. Cool slightly, drizzle with icing.
  4. ICING:
    Combine all ingredients; adding just enough milk or cream to make a nice drizzle.

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About Honey Bun Bars

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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