rum chocolate pecan pie bars

★★★★★ 2
By Sylvia Waldsmith
from Gautier, MS

Rum, chocolate and pecans....the makings of a tasty, decadent dessert! And, this one is so easy! It's perfect for any occasion from an elegant dinner to a comfort food filled buffet!

★★★★★ 2
serves 12 - 16
prep time 10 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For rum chocolate pecan pie bars

  • CRUST
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar, tightly packed
  • 3/4 c
    butter, chilled and cubed
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • FILLING
  • 1 c
    light brown sugar, tightly packed
  • 4 lg
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 3 Tbsp
    rum, spiced or dark
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 c
    chocolate chips, milk, semi-sweet or dark

How To Make rum chocolate pecan pie bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13” x 9” baking pan.
  • 2
    Crust Combine crust ingredients with a pastry blender (or two forks) until crumbly. Press into pan. Bake crust for 15 to 17 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove and allow to cool for 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Filling Whisk brown sugar, eggs, corn syrup, rum, butter, vanilla extract and salt until well blended.
  • 4
    Sprinkle pecans and chips evenly over the crust. Carefully pour sugar mixture over pecans and chocolate chips.
  • 5
    Bake for 30 – 35 minutes or until edges are set and bars are golden brown. Center will still be “wiggly”. Cool and cut into bars.
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