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Pecan-Butterscotch Squares Recipe

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

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Added: Thursday, July 10, 2008


1 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. unsalted butter, softened

Pecan-Butterscotch filling:
2 large eggs
2/3 c. brown sugar
2 T. all-purpose flour
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. pecans, chopped
1 c. butterscotch chips

Preheat oven to 375F.
1. Grease 8 x 8" metal baking pan. Line pan with foil; grease foil.
2. Crust: With fingertips, mix flour, brown sugar, and butter in bowl until soft dough forms. Press dough firmly onto bottom of pan. Bake crust 15-20 minutes, until lightly browned.
3. Pecan-Butterscotch filling: In large bowl, with wire whisk or fork, beat eggs with brown sugar, flour, vanilla, and salt until just blended. Stir in pecans and butterscotch chips.
4. Pour filling over warm crust. Bake 20-25 minutes, until lightly browned around edges and filling is set. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cover and refrigerate overnight for easier cutting. Transfer foil to cutting board, remove foil. Cut into 8 strips by 3 strips.

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