Chocolate-Glazed Pecan Pie Bars

Chocolate-Glazed Pecan Pie Bars

Turn pecan pie into beautiful bars for an easy-to-eat, on-the-go treat.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

4:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

36

bars

Crust
2/3
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
Filling
2/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup corn syrup
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
1
cup broken pecans
Melted Chocolate
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
2
teaspoons shortening
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix granulated sugar, butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 egg. Stir in flour. Press dough in bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of pan (if necessary, use floured fingers).
  2. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until edges are light brown.
  3. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat filling ingredients except pecans with spoon. Stir in pecans. Pour over crust.
  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until set. While warm, loosen edges from sides of pan. cool completely, about 2 hours.
  5. For triangular bars, cut into 6 rows by 3 rows. Cut each bar in half diagonally. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and shortening uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds or until melted; stir until smooth. Dip 1 side of each bar into melted chocolate; lay flat to dry.
Makes 36 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
You can purchase broken pecans or you can break them up yourself by putting them in a plastic bag and hitting them with a rolling pin or can.
Cut the bars into squares instead of triangles if you like.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 150
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 35mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.