Southern Pecan Pie Bars

Apr 06, 2010 by Baker Brian | 1 Comments| Share it:   

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  • Prep: ~30 mins.
  • Cook: 30 mins. - 1 hr.
  • Serves: 12

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Intro

These pecan pie bars are just as rich and tasty as a real pecan pie. The only difference is the bars are much easier to eat on the go! Give these treats a try next time you're hankering for a pecan pie but don't want to go to the effort of making a pie crust.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 4 Large eggs, beaten
  • 1-1/3 cups Light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Pecans, toasted & broken into pieces

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, and salt at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamed.

Step 2

Gradually add the flour in two batches. Beating well after each addition to combine.

Step 3

Press into the bottom of a 13X9-inch baking dish. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until crust is golden brown.

Step 4

Using a large bowl, whisk together eggs, brown sugar and vanilla until combined.

Step 5

Use a mixing spoon or rubber spatula to mix in pecans.

Step 6

Pour the pecan mixture over the baked crust.

Step 7

Bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until topping is firmly set. Cool completely in the pan. Cut into squares and serve.

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1 Comment

Millicent

May 29, 2010

These are the best! I made them one rainy Sunday, and we couldn’t stop eating them. It took a little time to make but well worth it. I toasted the pecans by placing one cup of pecans into a microwave dish, added 1 tablespoon of butter and microwaved for 2 min.

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