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Pecan Bars Recipe

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Marybeth Paul Pavlik
Added: Saturday, July 21, 2007


3/4 cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
1-1/2 cup flour

Pecan filling:
2 eggs
1 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans

Cream cheese frosting:
1-3 ounce package cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon butter, softened
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 cups sifted powdered sugar

Bars: Mix butter, sugar, and flour. Press in ungreased 9x13 pan. Bake for 15 minutes at 350F.

Pecan Filling: Mix eggs, brown sugar, flour, salt, vanilla, and chopped pecans. Spread on hot crust. Bake 20 minutes.

Cream cheese frosting: Mix cream cheese, butter, and vanilla until light. Gradually add powdered sugar until fluffy. Add milk if necessary for spreading consistency.




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