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This recipe for BARS ~ PECAN DIAMONDS, by , is from OUR FAVORITE RECIPES, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Thursday, August 21, 2008


1 stick butter
1 1/2 c. flour
1/4 c. water

1 1/2 c. brown sugar
2 sticks butter
1/2 c. honey
1/3 c. sugar
1 lb. pecans, chopped
1/4 c. half 'n half cream

To Make Crust: Place ingredients in food processor, pulsing lightly until a soft ball is formed. Remove and pat into a hamburger sized patty. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for one hour. When chilled, roll out 10 x 14 and place in a greased 9 x 13 cookie sheet. Turn 1/2 inch up sides, and pierce crust with a fork. Wrap in plastic wrap and return to the refrigerator until ready to fill.

To Make Filling: Put sugars, butter and honey in saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil four minutes at a rolling boil. Remove from heat and add 1 lb. chopped pecans. Blend in 1/4 c. cream. Pour on crust and bake at 350 for 45 minutes. Check at 35 minutes and continue to check until edges are browned. Do not over bake. When completely cool (overnight), cut in diamond shapes to serve.




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