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Southern Belle Bars

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Serves 12-18 | Prep Time 20-35 | Cook Time 38-52


Crust Ingredients:
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans

Filling Ingredients:
3/4 cup dark corn syrup
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 eggs
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans

Heat oven to 350°F.

For Crust:

Combine 1 1/4 cups flour, butter and sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/4 cup pecans.

Press crust mixture evenly onto bottom of ungreased 8 or 9-inch square baking pan.

Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until very light golden brown on edges.

For Filling:

Meanwhile, combine all filling ingredients except pecans in small bowl; mix well.

Stir in pecans.

Spread evenly over hot, partially baked crust. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until filling appears set and knife inserted 1-inch from edge comes out clean.

Cool completely; cut into bars.

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