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Pecan Pie Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marilyn Popp
Added: Thursday, January 19, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. flour
1/2 c. sugar
1/8 t. salt
3/4 c. butter or margarine-cut up
1 c. packed brown sugar
1 c. light corn syrup
1/2 c. butter or margarine
4 eggs, lightly beaten
2/1/2 c. finely chopped pecans
1 t. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Combine flour, sugar and salt in a large bowl; cut in 3/4 butter thoroughly with a pastry blender until mixture resembles very fine crumbs. Press mixture evenly into a greased 13"x9" pan, using a piece of plastic wrap to press crumb mixture firmly in pan. Bake at 350 for 17 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
COMBINE brown sugar, corn syrup and 1/2 cup butter in a saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring gently. Remove from heat. Stir 1/4 of hot mixture into beaten egg; add to remaining hot mixture. Stir in pecans and vanilla. Pour filling over crust. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes or until set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24 bars
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are similar to the chewy pecan pie, just a different crust.

 

 

 

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