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Pecan Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Pecan Bars, by , is from Cooking with Karen Lauer, Family and Friends, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Lauer
Added: Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
2/3 c confectioners sugar
2 c flour
1/2 lb butter

Topping:
2/3 c butter
1/2 c honey
3 T whipping cream
1/2 c brown sugar
3 1/2 to 4 1/2 c pecans (whole)

Directions:
Directions:
Crust: sift sugar & flour. Cut in butter. Pat in a prepared 9x13 baking pan and bake for 20 minutes at 350 Be sure not to overbake at this point as you will continue to bake with the topping.

Topping: melt butter, sugar & honey. Stir in nut & cream. Spread over crust and bake for an additional 20-25 minutes. Cool before cutting.

DO NOT substitute margarine for the butter, it won't taste nearly as good.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was given to me by Heidi Sause, the wife of Dick's employer, Dale Sause. The recipe originated from Catherine Lauer, Dick's first wife who passed away.

 

 

 

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