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Pecan Pie Surprise Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Pecan Pie Surprise Bars, by , is from The Ast Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Janet Ast
Added: Thursday, January 1, 2009


1 pkg. yellow cake mix,
1/2 cup melted butter,
1 egg.

1 cup chopped pecans,
1/2 cup packed brown sugar,
1 1/2 c. Karo syrup,
1 tsp. vanilla,
3 eggs,
2/3 cup reserved cake mix

Grease bottom and sides of 9 x 13 pan. Reserve 2/3 cup cake mix for filling in large bowl.

Combine remaining dry cake mix, margarine and 1 egg. Mix until crumble and press in prepared pan. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Prepare filling and pour over crust and sprinkle pecans. Return to oven and bake 30-35 minutes until filling is set. Cool and cut into bars.




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