PECAN SQUARES TOPPING

 

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Ingredients

  • Topping:
  • 1 pound unsalted butter
  • 1 cup good honey
  • 3 cups light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 pounds pecans, coarsely chopped

Directions

  • For the topping, combine the butter, honey, brown sugar, and zests in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan.
  • Cook over low heat until the butter is melted, using a wooden spoon to stir.
  • Raise the heat and boil for 3 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • Stir in the heavy cream and pecans. Pour over the crust, trying not to get the filling between the crust and the pan.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until the filling is set.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until cold. Cut into bars and serve.

Notes

Categories: Dairy  Dessert  Nuts  Sweet  Topping 

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