Fudgy Pecan Bars

Fudgy Pecan Bars

Devil's food cake and chocolate chips make bars fudgy and delicious. Pecans provide a bit of crunch.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:50

Hr:Mins

Makes

32

bars

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil's food cake mix
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1 1/4
cups semisweet chocolate chips
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
2
eggs
1
cup chopped pecans
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour. Measure 1/2 cup of the cake mix into medium bowl; set aside.
  2. In large bowl, beat remaining cake mix, 1/3 cup butter, the vanilla and 1 egg with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly. Press dough in pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips; press into dough.
  3. Add melted butter and 2 eggs to reserved cake mix. Beat on medium speed until smooth. Stir in pecans. Spread mixture over crust.
  4. Bake 24 to 28 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Sprinkle powdered sugar over top. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows. Store covered.
Makes 32 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
If your family prefers, you can substitute cashews for the pecans.
Use a tea strainer to lightly sift the powdered sugar over the bars.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 150
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 140mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 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.