Pecan Squares

Ruby DeVos


from -Judy Russell, Birmingham, Alabama, Southern Living

★★★★★ 2 votes
24 squares
1 Hr 5 Min
50 Min


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2 c
all-purpose flour
2/3 c
powdered sugar
3/4 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c
2/3 c
3 Tbsp
whipping cream
3 1/2 c
coarsely chopped pecans

How to Make Pecan Squares


  • 1Sift together 2 cups flour and 2/3 cup powdered sugar. Cut in 3/4 cup softened butter using a pastry blender or fork just until mixture resembles coarse meal. Pat mixture on bottom and 1 1/2 inches up sides of a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.
  • 2Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool.
  • 3Bring brown sugar, honey, 2/3 cup butter, and whipping cream to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in pecans, and pour hot filling into prepared crust.
  • 4Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden and bubbly. Cool completely before cutting into 2-inch squares.

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About Pecan Squares

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #pecans, #DESERT

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