Pecan Pie Bars
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 30
  • Servings: 36
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • Semisweet chocolate chips, melted, if desired
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or spray with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, mix granulated sugar, butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Stir in flour. Press dough in bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of pan. Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until edges are light brown.
  3. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat brown sugar, corn syrup, 1 teaspoon vanilla, the salt and eggs with spoon. Stir in pecans. Pour over crust.
  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until set. Loosen edges from sides of pan while warm. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Dip 1 end of each bar into melted chocolate; lay flat on waxed paper to dry. Makes 36 bars