Maple Pecan Bars

Maple Pecan Bars Recipe

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Wilhelmina McGarity

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@motchen

These bars are guaranteed to clog your arteries but they are sooo worth it. I found this recipe in a "Country Woman's" Magazine and the men in my neighborhood go crazy and ask for them over and over again. They are not hard to make and I hope you will give them a try. You will NOT be sorry

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
a whole church crowd
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

  • CRUST

  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    cold butter (no margarine)
  • TOPPING

  • 1 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1 c
    butter, cubed
  • 1/2 c
    maple syrup
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 4 c
    coarsely chopped pecans
  • 2 Tbsp
    plus 1 tsp. heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Maple Pecan Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. in a large bowl, combine flour and confectioners' sugar. Cut in the butter until crumbly. Press into a greased 15 X 10 in. baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large heavy saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter, syrup, cinnamon and salt. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir over low heat until butter is melted. Stir in the pecans, cream and vanilla. Remove from heat, spread over crust.
  3. Bake 20-25 minutes longer or until bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. yields 5 doz.

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About Maple Pecan Bars

Course/Dish: Other Desserts




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