SOUTHERN BELLE BARS

 

  • Cooking Time: 40-50
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • Heat oven to 350F.
  • 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.
  • 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

Notes

Categories: Bar  Dessert 

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