WILLIAMSBURG INN PECAN BARS

Williamsburg Inn Pecan Bars

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Serves:
Makes 119 bars
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • SUGAR DOUGH

  • 3/4 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    -2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • PECAN FILLING

  • 2 stick
    butter
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2/3 c
    honey
  • 4 c
    pecans, in pieces
  • 1/4 c
    whipping cream

How to Make WILLIAMSBURG INN PECAN BARS

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    grease a 17 X 11" jelly roll pan.
  2. In a mixer bowl, beat butter till fluffly.
    Add sugar and beat well. Beat in eggs and lemon peel.
    Stir together flour and baking powder; stir into mixture.
  3. Line the bottom and sides of greased pan with dough.
    Prick dough at 1" intervals.
    Bake for 12 to 15 mins. and is about halve baked.
  4. In a heavy saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar and honey; cook and stir over medium heat till sugar melts.
    Then boil vigorously, uncovered, for 3 mins.
    Stir in pecans and whipping cream.
    Spread evenly over halved-baked sugar dough, usung a wooden spoon or spatula.
  5. Return to oven and bake for 12 to 15 mins, till doug is nicely browned.
  6. Cool in pan on rack.
    Cit into 1 X 1 1/2" bars.

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About WILLIAMSBURG INN PECAN BARS

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southern



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