"It would be nice if the Food and Drug Administration stopped issuing warnings about toxic substances and just gave me the names of one or two things still safe to eat."--Robert Fuoss

Pecan Pie Bars Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

Pecan Pie Bars image

 

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

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wanda Lemons

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
SHORTBREAD CRUST:
1 1/4 lbs (5 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
3/4 c granulated sugar
4 large eggs
1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract
4 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp kosher salt


PECAN PIE TOPPING:
1 lb (4 sticks) unsalted butter
1 c light corn syrup
3 cups light brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup heavy cream
2 lbs pecans, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. For the crust, beat the butter and franulated sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, until light, approximately 3 minutes.
3. Add the eggs and the vanilla and mix well. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix the dry ingredients into the batter with the mixer on low speed until ju8st combined.
4. Press the dough evenly into an ungreased 18 by 12 by 2 inch baking sheet, making an edge around the edge like you would a pie crust. It will be very sticky; sprinkle the dough and your hands lightly with flour. Bake for 15 minutes, until the crust is set but not browned. Allow to cool.
5. For the topping, combine the butter, corn syrup, and brown sugar in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan.
6. Cook over low heat until the butter is melted, using a wooden spoon to stir. Raise the heat and boil for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir in the heavy cream and pecans.
7. Pour over the crust, trying not to get the filling between the crust and the pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until the filling is set.
8. Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until cold. Cut into bars and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24-36
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
**Above picture is Wanda Ogden Lemons

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

2W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!