Chocolate-Glazed Pecan Pie Bars

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

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 10 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

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.

Expert 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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
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.