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Pecan Squares Recipe

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This recipe for Pecan Squares, by , is from Osborn Family Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sandy Osborn
Added: Thursday, September 6, 2007


3 cups flour
cup sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
teaspoon salt

4 eggs
1 cups light or dark corn syrup
1 cups sugar
3 tablespoons butter or margarine melted
1 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups chopped pecans

In a large mixing bowl, blend together flour, sugar, butter and salt until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press firmly and evenly into a greased 15-in x 10-in x 1-in baking pan. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, in another bowl, combine first five filling ingredients. Stir in pecans. Spread evenly over hot crust. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until set. Cool on wire rack.




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