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Carmel Pecan Squares Recipe

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This recipe for Carmel Pecan Squares, by , is from What's Cooking In The Neighborhood , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jean Haws
Added: Sunday, March 23, 2008


1 Pkg. Yellow Cake mix
1/4 C Butter
4 C Pecan Halves or coarsley chopped Pecans
1 C firmly packed Brown Sugar
1/2 C Sugar
1 Cup Butter
1/2 C Honey
1/4 C Whipping Cream

Preheat oven to 350.
Place cake mix in large bowl.
Using fork, cut in 1/4 cup butter until mixture resemples coarse crumbs.
Press in bottom of ungreased 15x10 inch jelly roll pan.
Top with pecans.
In large saucepan, combine brown sugar, sugar, 1 cup butter, and honey.
Bring to a full boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
Boil 3 minutes; remove from heat.
Stir in whipping cram until well blended.
Pour filling evenly over pecans.
Bake for 17 to 22 minutes or until entire surface is bubbly.
Mark off into squares or bars then cool completely.




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